A loan of $650 helped to buy a sewing machine and increase the number of her students.

Adolatkhon's story

Adolatkhon is an experienced seamstress who lives and works in the Vakhsh district of Tajikistan. She is 34 years old, married, and the mother of two sons and a daughter who all go to school. She has been working in a tailor's shop for five years already. She takes orders and sews traditional Tajik dresses. At the same time, she also teaches women and young girls how to sew.

Adolatkhon really enjoys her work. Thanks to her job, she knows a lot of people and she makes a good income. She currently wants to expand her activity, and this is the reason why she has requested a loan. She plans to buy a new sewing machine in order to increase the number of her students.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan

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