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A loan of $650 helped to buy a plane ticket to Russia.

Safarbeg's story

Safarbeg is 46 years old and he is married with four children at home. He has a "golden hand" - for more than 25 years he has offered his services repairing homes. Safarbeg is a very experienced repairman and he completes his work honestly and of a high quality. However, he hasn't received many orders recently like he had before. He needs to take care of his family and he has decided to leave for the Russian Federation. He is asking for a loan of 3,000 somoni to buy plane tickets to Russia. He is awaiting your kindness.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Devin Connolly

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