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Kenja T. is 44 years old. She is a widow and the mother of three children. After the death of her husband, Kenja had to find ways to provide for herself and her three children. For three years she has had a business baking and selling the national bread, “lepeshka”. It has now become the family business as the children of Kenja are grown-up and they are helping their mother.

Kenja is a cheerful, hard-working woman despite the difficulties she faces. She has already received and repaid loans from IMON which have helped create stability for her business. Today Kenja is requesting a loan of 2200 Somoni (650 USD) with the term of 12 months. She is planning to purchase flour and coal required for baking the national bread, “lepeshka”. This purchase will enable her to increase her sales, to earn more so she can provide her children with a good education. With your help this will be possible. Be an important part of the growth of Kenja’s business!

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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
  • 243
    View loans »
    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $32,113,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.4
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Kenja purchasing flour and coal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 22, 2008
Oct 8, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2009