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Gulsara is a hardworking woman who always tries for the well being of her family. She is married, and has three children. She lives with her family in a rural area.

Gulsara is going to start her own business because she needs to make money. She wants to start a business of animal husbandry because she has a good opportunity to develop this kind of business.

She will buy cattle, feed them, and sell them in a local market. Gulsara built a cowshed for her cattle in her house some months ago. She took part in a course, ‘To Get Ahead’, with a woman's organization and got a certificate.

She is asking for a loan of 5,000 Somoni to buy cattle for start a new business. She awaits your support.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is part of IMON International's startup loan program called Sarchashma ("spring" in the local language). Sarchashma loans are tailored to women who have feasible business ideas but lack the funds to get started. In addition to credit, these women also receive special training from the National Association of Business Women of Tajikistan to develop business plans. They also have the opportunity to participate in IMON's "Woman Entrepreneur, Get Ahead" program, a three-day intensive training course. 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 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
  • $32,063,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.8
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Gulsara to buy cattle to start a new business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 28, 2014
Mar 11, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 25, 2014