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Sanoatkhon is 27 years old. She lives not far from the city of Dushanbe, in the Rudaki region. Sanoatkhon is married to a builder. They have three children. Sanoatkhon is a housewife, but is not sitting at home without anything to do, she earns money herself. She provides a sewing service. She has been a seamstress for a long time. She learnt cutting and sewing already when she went to school. She has worked professionally with this activity for 3 years already.

Sanoatkhon takes orders and boldly realizes her ideas on fabric and shares her talent with other girls. The neighboring girls would very much like to learn to sew, but does not have sewing machines. Sanoatkhon would like to use the money from the loan to purchase a sewing machine and teach the girls to use a sewing machine, sewing devices, sew, cut and do embroidery. Naturally from this she will receive additional income and expand the scope of her activities.
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Саноатхон 27 лет. Она живет недалеко от города Душанбе в районе Рудаки. Саноатхон замужем за строителя. У них трое детей. Саноатхон домохозяйка, но сидя дома не сидит без дел и сама зарабатывает, предоставляя услуги портнихи. Она давняя рукодельница, шить и кроить научилась еще учась в школе. Но профессионально занимается этим делом уже 3 года. Саноатхон принимает заказы, смело воплощает свои идеи на ткани и своим талантом делится с другими девочками. Соседские девочки очень хотят научиться шить, но не имеют швейной машинки. Саноатхон хочет на деньги от кредита купить машинку и научить девочек пользоваться швейной машинкой, швейными приборами, шить, кроить и делать вышивки. Естественно за это она будет получать дополнительный доход и ее сфера деятельности расширится.

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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
  • 209
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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 $1,800 helped Sanoatkhon to purchase a sewing machine for expanding her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 3, 2013
Oct 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015