A loan of $425 helped to buy materials for engraving trunk box walls.


Oltin's story

Oltin is a resident of the Shahrituz District. She is 48 years old and married. She has a 19-year-old son. Over the course of many years, Oltin has practiced an ancient trade. She engraves trunk-chest walls, filling them with different colors and drawings. Oltin received this trade from as a legacy from her parents. This skill is passed down from generation to generation. Oltin accepted this calling and to this day continues to practice trunk engraving. Now, some financial difficulties have arisen for Oltin so that she does not have enough money to buy materials. She hopes that with this loan, she will be able to continue her work longer.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Hilary Hemmings



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