A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase an assortment of seasonal women's clothing and underwear, for developing her business.


Mahbuba's story

Mahbuba is a 43-year old widow with four children. She has two sons and two daughters of the age of 17 and 21. They live in the city of Kulob. Mahbuba's eldest son is currently abroad as a migrant worker, the youngest son is a student, the eldest daughter works together with her mother and the other daughter is a housewife.

Mahbuba raised the children alone and she supports the family. For a period of 10 years, Mahbuba worked with sales, and she has a large experience. She works with selling women's clothing and underwear at the local market. She spends the income received from the business on family's expenses and on managing the business.

Currently she needs a loan. Mahbuba requests a loan for the purchase of an assortment of women's clothing and underwear, for expanding her business.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Audhild A.



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