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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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Ашурхон является преподователем информатики, а также опытной портнихой, работающей и проживающей в городе Исфара. Ей 40 лет. У нее есть муж, сын и дочь. Дети учатся в школе, а муж работает мигрантом в России. У Ашурхон высшее техническое образование. Она в течение 6 лет преподает предмет информатики в медицинской школе. Одновременно последние два года она занимается шитьем. Ашурхон за неделю вышивает семь женских национальных платьев. Она довольна своими работами. Она любит преподавать и шить. Сейчас Ашурхон хочет расширить деятельность. Она просит кредит для покупки компьютера в свой учебный класс, а также швейной машинки и тканей для шитья.

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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
  • 265
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $31,857,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.8
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,325 helped Ashurkhon to buy a computer, a sewing machine and fabric to expand her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 22, 2013
Aug 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014