A loan of $3,000 helped buy tools to craft jewelry.


Muzaffar's story

Muzaffar is an exemplary husband and father. He is 27 years old. Muzaffar lives and works in the city of Dushanbe. For several years he worked for a cell phone company. Unfortunately, he does not work there anymore. Previously, Muzaffar worked as a jeweler. He restored and decorated jewelry. Now, he has decided to return to his old job. He plans to open his own workshop and store. Muzaffar has his own apartment in Dushanbe where he plans to open a shop. Muzaffar is taking out a loan to buy new equipment and tools to produce jewelry. His old tools are not suitable for work. Muzaffar has savings which he plans to spend on raw materials for manufacturing.

Many people appreciate and purchase gold and silver handicrafts made in the traditional style. He believes that he will have a lot of customers. Muzaffar will try to find new clients to start his business and keep it going. When he gets enough money, he will buy a large amount of raw materials and begin to craft and sell his own jewelry.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Melissa Kniazeva



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