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Gufronjon lives in the north of the country, in the town of Isfara. He is 30 years old. He is married but does not have kids yet. His wife is a housewife and Gufronjon single-handedly supports the family. His mom and his younger brother also live with them.

Gufronjon makes a living by selling dried apricots. Every year, he buys apricot harvests from farmers. Gufronjon and his family pick the apricots from trees themselves because it is cheaper to do so, and then they dry the apricots in the sun and take the dried apricots to the market for sale. This is their family's business. Gufronjon is continuing the work of his great grandfather.

Now, Gufronjon is in need of a loan. He is requesting a loan to purchase an apricot harvest to dry and sell. Thanks to the loan, Gufronjon will be able to continue his business.
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Гуфрончон проживает на севере страны, в городе Исфара. Ему 30 лет. Он женатый человек, но еще детей не имеет. Его жена домохозяйка и Гуфрончон сам обеспечивает семью. С ними также живут его мать и младший брат. Гуфрончон зарабатывает на жизнь занимаясь продажей сушеных абрикосов. Он каждый год у садоводов покупает урожай абрикосов. Гуфрончон сам вместе с семьей собирает абрикосы с деревьев потому что так им дешевле обходится, затем они сушат их на солнце и после этого они выводят сушеных абрикосов на рынок на продажу. Это является их семейным бизнесом, Гуфрончон продолжает дело своего прадеда. Сейчас Гуфрончон нуждается в кредите. Он просит кредит для закупа урожая абрикоса с целью сушения и продажи. Благодаря кредиту Гуфрончон сможет продолжить свою деятельность.

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About MLO Humo and Partners

MLO Humo and Partners is a microfinance institution in Tajikistan that aims to support vulnerable and underserved populations living in rural areas through financial and consulting services for small businesses. Kiva loans are used by groups and individual borrowers to start and grow businesses and build brighter futures for themselves, their families and their communities. This is especially important in Tajikistan, the poorest country in Central Asia, where more than two-thirds of the population lives below the poverty line.


About Tajikistan

  • $2,700
    Average annual income
  • 266
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $31,830,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.8
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Gufronjon to purchase, dry and resell an apricot harvest.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 26, 2013
Jul 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014