A loan of $2,325 helped to buy a computer, a sewing machine and fabric to expand her business.

Ashurkhon's story

Ashurkhon is a lecturer of computer science and she is also an experienced dressmaker in her city of Isfara. She is 40 years old and she has a husband, a son and a daughter. Her children are still in school and her son is a migrant worker in Russia. Ashurkhon has a higher technical education. For six years she has been teaching computer science at the medical school. At the same time she has been working as a dressmaker for the last two years. In one week, Ashurkhon can sew seven national dresses. She is satisfied with her work - she loves to teach and sew. Now Ashurkhon would like to expand her business. She is asking for a loan to buy a computer for her classroom, as well as a sewing machine and fabric for the dresses.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Devin Connolly

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