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Atokhon M. is 36 years old. He lives in Isfara town; he is married and has three children. His wife is a housekeeper. Atokhon processes and sells dried apricots in the local central market. He is experienced in the business of making dried apricots. As a rule he purchases dried apricots in the market and processes them himself.

Because he buys dried apricots wholesale, his prices are lower than regular market prices. He offers a wide assortment of goods for customers of different means. All this allows Atokhon to make his business quite successful and it brings in stable income for the family.

Today Atokhon is requesting 1500 Somoni (450 USD) for a term of 8 months. He is going to spend the loan to purchase more dried fruit to process and sell. He would like to increase his income and give his children a good education. Atokhon expresses his gratitude to everyone supporting him.

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About IMON International

IMON International (IMON) is a micro-deposit organization in Tajikistan that provides entrepreneurs with access to high quality financial products and services, including business loans, agriculture loans, consumer loans and micro-leases. Aiming to alleviate poverty, the organization helps unbanked individuals establish businesses in different sectors, including manufacturing, agriculture and service. Kiva lenders’ funds will help the organization to expand its outreach to even more entrepreneurs, farmers and traders in Tajikistan.

About Tajikistan

  • $2,700
    Average annual income
  • 233
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $32,049,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.4
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Atokhon increasing of the range of goods to expand his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 20, 2008
Sep 6, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009