A loan of $1,350 helped to buy two sewing machines of the model "Janome" in order to open her studio.


Mashhura's story

Mashhura is only 20 years old. She is unmarried and lives with her family in the B.Gafurovski region of the city of Khujand. Mashhura, like every young women, hopes to grow up, advance, and find work that she enjoys and that supports her. At only 20 years old Mashhura already knows what she wants to do for a career. She loves to cut and sew, and hopes to turn her favorite thing to do into a profitable business. She is opening a studio and will take orders for sewing. She will sew female Tajik dresses, suits, and pants to order. In order to open her studio she needs two sewing machines. Since she doesn't have the funds, she appealed for a loan to purchase two sewing machines of the model "Janome." Please help Mashhura.

Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Whitney Muhlestein



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