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A loan of $2,100 helped to purchase building materials, such as cement, paint, etc., to repair her house.


Umida's story

Umida is one of those people, who can successfully run her business. She is a young and promising woman. She is 26 years old. She is married and raising two children. Her children are not of age yet. Umida is married to a welder. He is a kind person. Umida started her own business of buying and selling oil 7 years ago. At first, she had helped her brother and gained enough experience. After getting married, she started to run her business by herself. She sells wholesale and retail. Umida can create good relationships with distributors. She plans to repair her house because her house is in a bad condition. She is requesting a loan in the amount of 10,000 somoni to purchase building materials, such as cement, paint, etc. She awaits your kindness.

Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Anna Sorokina-Hailey



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