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Mavjuda is an experienced and capable seamstress who lives in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan. She is 43, married, and has 3 kids. Her husband is a builder, while Mavjuda, in addition to being a seamstress, works in a hospital as a nurse. She's been plying both trades for the past 18 years, working as a nurse on weekdays and spending the weekends sewing dresses to order. However, her sewing machine broke recently, putting a halt to her dressmaking activities. To be able to continue making dresses, she's seeking a loan to buy a new, modernized sewing machine, and is counting on your support.
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Мавжуда опытная и умелая портниха, проживает в столице, в городе Душанбе. Ей 43 года. Она замужем, мать троих детей. Ее муж строитель. Сама Мавжуда работает в больнице медсестрой. Одновременно последние 18 лет она занимается швейным делом. Мавжуда в будние дни работает в больнице, а в выходные у себя дома шьет платья на заказ. Сейчас она приостановила свое швейное дело, так как ее машинка сломалась. Чтобы продолжить деятельность она просит кредит и хочет купить новую модернизированную швейную машинку. Мавжуда ждет поддержки.

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About MLO Humo and Partners

MLO Humo and Partners is a microfinance institution in Tajikistan that aims to support vulnerable and underserved populations living in rural areas through financial and consulting services for small businesses. Kiva loans are used by groups and individual borrowers to start and grow businesses and build brighter futures for themselves, their families and their communities. This is especially important in Tajikistan, the poorest country in Central Asia, where more than two-thirds of the population lives below the poverty line.

About Tajikistan

  • $2,700
    Average annual income
  • 268
    View loans »
    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $31,833,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.8
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Mavjuda buy a new, modern sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 23, 2013
Jan 3, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015