A loan of $1,700 helped purchase new kinds of fruit and sell them at the market.

Qurbonbubi's story

Qurbonbubi has been trading fruit in the Shahrituz market for fourteen years. She is 49 years old. When she opened her shop, her family and other sellers at the market helped her. The citizens of Shahrituz are a kind and friendly people. And at the market, all the sellers treat one another with respect and kindness. In the Shohmansur market, one can find a wide variety of different fruits and vegetables. Shahrituz is the most sunny region of ​​Tajikistan. It's hotter there than in other areas. Qurbonbubi sells vegetables, fruit, and berries. This includes peaches, apricots, apples, pears, peppers, bell peppers, herbs and parsley.

Qurbonbubi is taking out a loan to buy new types of fruit in bulk. She hopes to add another section to her shop with new and fresh goods.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Melissa Kniazeva

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