A loan of $1,000 helped buy a sewing machine, accessories, and fabric.


Mansuba's story

Mansuba lives with her children in Hamadoni. She is the mother of four children. Her husband is an auto mechanic in Dushanbe and sends money to her and her children. Mansuba has never worked and does not currently work. She wants change this as soon as possible.

Mansuba is taking out a loan for $1,000 to buy a sewing machine, accessories, and fabric to start making money. Mansuba knows how to sew, but unfortunately does not have a sewing machine. If she had a machine, she could take commissions for sewing while she stays at home with her small children.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Melissa Kniazeva



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