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Makhbuba lives in Muminobod. She is 34, and has two children, a son and a daughter. She is raising the children by herself. Makhbuba is an excellent seamstress. She has a lot of experience in this field of work, but she hasn't done any sewing work for several years. Her children were small, and she didn't have any time to sit down and do any sewing or embroidery. Now Makhbuba is ready to resume her favorite activity and make dresses for sale, as well as create new types of dresses. To do this she needs a new, upgraded sewing machine that is quick and easy to set up and operate. With this goal in mind, she has requested a loan in the amount of 1500 US dollars. She awaits your kind assistance.

Makhbuba has to work a lot to provide for her children. Currently she takes care of livestock on her home property. She is going to sell the animals for an decent price.
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Махбуба жительница района Муминобод. Ей 35 лет. Она является матерью двоих детей. У нее сын и дочь. Она одна воспитывает своих детей. Махбуба хорошая портниха. У нее имеется богатый опыт в этой области, но Махбуба несколько лет не шила. Ее дети были маленькими и у нее не было времени, чтобы сесть шить и вышивать. Сейчас Махбуба намерена продолжить свое любимое дело, предоставлять услугу, шить платья для продажи, а также придумывать новые модели платьев. Чтобы начать работу ей необходима новая модернизированная швейная машинка, которая не отнимает много времени. Именно с такой целью она обратилась за кредитом на сумму 1500 USD. Махбуба ждет от вас помощи.
Чтобы обеспечить своих детей Махбубе приходится много работать. На сегодняшний день Махбуба разводит скот у себя дома. Она продает скот по приемлемой цене.

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This loan is part of Humo's startup loan program targeting particularly vulnerable clients who live at subsistence and do not qualify for the standard loan due to lack of income from an existing business. This program offers clients up to a 4-month grace period on the loan. By funding this loan, you are supporting borrowers who have limited options to start and grow small businesses. This has the potential to alleviate the effects of poverty, significantly improving borrowers' incomes and their families' quality of life. 

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
  • 208
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $31,093,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Mahbuba to purchase a new, upgraded sewing machine that is quick and easy to set up and operate.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 28, 2013
Sep 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 19, 2015