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Mahbuba is a housewife, living in the Spitamen region. She is 24 years old and married. Mahbuba is a seamstress by profession and she takes orders for sewing women's dresses at her home. Her family works with sowing field crops, in particular sweet corn.

In order to improve the family's living standard, Mahbuba has decided to start yet another business. She is interested in livestock breeding. She has experience in breeding livestock. She requests a loan in the amount of 1,500 US dollar in order to purchase two heads of cattle and fodder for them. She has established all conditions for keeping livestock. She needs financial support in order to start the new business.
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Махбуба домохозяйка, проживающая в районе Спитамен. Ей 24 года. Она замужем. Махбуба по профессии швея и у себя дома принимает заказы на пошив женских платьев. Ее семья занимается посевом сельскохозяйственных культур, в частности выращивает кукурузу. Махбуба, чтобы улучшить уровень жизни семьи собирается начать еще один бизнес. Ее интересует животноводство. У нее есть опыт в выращивании скота. Она просит кредит в размере 1500 долларов США чтобы приобрести двух голов крупнорогатого скота и корма для скота. У нее созданы все условия для содержания скота. Ей нужна финансовая поддержка, чтобы начать бизнес.

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More information about this loan

This loan is part of Humo's startup loan program targeting particularly vulnerable clients who live at subsistence and do not qualify for the standard loan due to lack of income from an existing business. This program offers clients up to a 4-month grace period on the loan. By funding this loan, you are supporting borrowers who have limited options to start and grow small businesses. This has the potential to alleviate the effects of poverty, significantly improving borrowers' incomes and their families' quality of life. 

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
  • 202
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $31,100,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,500 helped Mahbuba to purchase two heads of cattle and fodder for them.
89% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 17, 2014
Feb 20, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: