A loan of $1,575 helped to buy a computerized sewing machine to expand her activities.

Idigul's story

Idigul is a skilled and enterprising woman of 52, and resides in the town of Vahdat. She is married and all her children are already grown and living on their own. By profession, Idigul is a seamstress. Over the course of ten years, she has been engaged in sewing. Mainly, Idigul sews women's national dresses. Since she has a lot of experience, many women and girls approach to her with orders. Idigul is pleased with her work, since she is able to help her husband to support the family. At the moment, she wants to expand her activities.

Idigul is requesting a loan to buy a computerized sewing machine, with the help of which the process of her work will be sped up. And besides this, she will be able to make beautiful embroidery on dresses by request of her customers, which is now in vogue. Naturally in this manner her income is increasing and she plans a major overhaul of her home.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer JD Bergeron

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