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Munira lives and works in Vahdat which is near Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan. She's 27 years old. She is married and the mother of two children. They are small, still in kindergarten. Munira's husband is working abroad. Munira lives with her mother-in-law in her husband's house. She has more than seven years of experience sewing dresses. Previously, she worked at home, raising children, looking after cattle, and keeping her garden all by herself. She now works as a seamstress in a studio. Munira wants to buy a new sewing machine. Therefore, she needs a loan. If she buys a sewing machine she can sew two dresses in a day. This will allow her to make enough money to repair her house.
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Мунира живет и работает в городе Вахдат, который находится рядом с городом Душанбе, столицей Таджикистана. Ей 27 лет. Она замужем и является матерью двоих детей. Они маленькие, еще ходят в садик. Муж Муниры находится на заработках заграницей. Мунира живет в доме у мужа вместе со свекровью. Она более семи лет занимается шитьем платьев. Раньше она работала дома, воспитывала детей, присматривала за скотом и одна трудилась на грядке. Сейчас она работает портнихой в ателье. Мунира хочет купить новую швейную машину. По этой причине она нуждается в кредите. Если она купит швейную машину, она сможет с экономить рабочее время, шить два платья в день и таким образом заработать и сделать ремонт в доме.

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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
  • 206
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $31,100,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.8
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,700 helped Munira purchase a sewing machine so she can make enough money to renovate her house before winter.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 7, 2013
Sep 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015