A loan of $1,050 helped a loan of $1,050 helps Nazira to put on a wedding celebration.


Nazira's story

Many years ago, Nazira was a young woman sitting beside a master of sewing women's clothing in a studio and studying his work. Today, she is an aged woman, a beloved wife, a caring mother of four children and an experienced dressmaker. Nazira lives and works in the capital of Tajikistan. She is proud that she has become a metropolitan lady. For more than 30 years, Nazira has been involved in sewing women's clothes. She sews both national dresses and also European dresses. Nazira has her own regular customers. Her husband is an artisan. They live poorly and are not even in a position to put on a wedding celebration for their daughter who will soon be getting married. Nazira requested a loan of 5,000 somoni to put  on a wedding celebration for her daughter.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer JD Bergeron



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