A loan of $2,500 helped to purchase a minibus to launch his taxi business.


Firuzi's story

Firuzi is a young resident of Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan. He is 24 years old, single and lives with his parents, his brother and his sisters. Firuzi in an energetic, driven and hard-working young man. He wants to start his own business to help out his family. He has some savings, which he accumulated using the money sent to him from Russia by his father. Firuzi is asking for a loan of $2,500 USD, which he will use to buy a Hyundai Starex minibus to launch his taxi service. He is planning to provide passenger transport along a city route from eight in the morning to until seven in the evening, making a total of nine round-trips per day. This is a very profitable business and Firuzi is hoping that he will get a chance to realize his goal.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Victor Khangulov



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