A loan of $5,000 helped to buy a jewelry making machine to expand his jewelry business.

Dilshod's story

Dilshod is a young jeweler who is 23 years old. He lives with his wife and parents in the Hamadoni District. Dilshod is a small business owner. For the past two and a half years, Dilshod has been offering his jewelry making services, namely crafting, repairing and selling gold jewelry. He makes custom orders for clients. He also makes national jewelry to sell out of gold and silver. This type of jewelry is highly valued in Tajikistan. Dilshod studied this trade under the best master craftsman and now he is the best jewelry maker. His jewelry store (including a work shop) is located right in the district's central market. It is an advantageous place to attract clients.

Now Dilshod is determined to expand his jewelry business. He wants to buy a modernized jewelry making machine in order to increase his production and improve the quality of his finished product. However, this type of machine is very expensive, which is why Dilshod applied for a loan. He really needs this loan and is asking you to give him a chance to expand his business.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Hilary Hemmings

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