A loan of $3,000 helped to buy furniture in a store to develop her business.


Zamira's story

Zamira is a resident of the town of Istaravshan, located in the north of Tajikistan. She is 36 years old. She is an independent woman and has her own retail business.

Zamira is married. She has one daughter and son, studying in school. Her husband at the moment is working abroad. Zamira leases a retail space in the general store, where she sells furniture. She mainly sells bedroom and kitchen sets, as well as mirrors. She has been in this field for five years and receives a good profit from the business, part of which she spends on supporting the family and part on promoting the business.

Three times a month, Zamira buys her good from the city of Khujand and brings for sale only beautiful, high-quality, and comfortable furniture. She works in her store eight hours per day.

With the goal of developing the business, Zamira applied for a loan. She wants to buy furniture and in this way to expand inventory.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer JD Bergeron



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