A loan of $525 helped to purchase a sewing machine in order to start a sewing business.

Jumagul's story

Jumagul is a young and married woman, who is living in the J.Rumy region. She is 26 years old. She is the mother of two children. Her husband is a cattle breeder and farmer. He supports the family through the income from these activities.

Jumagul is a housewife. She knows how to sew women's national dresses. Currently she would like to apply her skills in practice. But to do this she needs a sewing machine. With this aim, Jumagul applied for a loan, in order to purchase a sewing machine and start her own sewing business. Jumagul wants to earn money for living herself and to be an independent woman.

The sewing business is a profitable business in their area, as the village women prefer to sew dresses on order from seamstresses. Jumagul plans to take orders at her home. She would like to spend the income from the business on improving everyday life.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Audhild A.

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