A loan of $1,000 helped to buy a computerized sewing machine to help expand her sewing business.

Hilol's story

Hilol is an able and skilful seamstress of 32 from the city of Dushanbe. She has a high school education but has never worked in her specialty. Hilol is married and has three sons. Her husband works for a company, and Hilol started a sewing business three years ago that she runs out of her home. She taught herself this profession, as she has been interested in sewing since childhood. She now has regular clients who use her services exclusively.

Hilol now wants to expand her business. She is requesting a loan of 1,000 USD to purchase a computerized sewing machine, with which she will be able to work more quickly and with better quality, and in addition will be able to add embroidery to dresses.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Kat Tancock

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