A loan of $325 helped to make repairs to her sewing room.


Gulsimo's story

Gulsimo is a 57-year-old seamstress from Dushanbe. She is a widow and has a son and two daughters. Gulsimo has a college education and used to be a teacher. For the last two years she has been working as a seamstress making traditional dresses to order. Now she would like to repair her sewing room at home to create better working conditions and a good atmosphere for receiving clients. She has asked for a loan to achieve this goal and hopes for support.

Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Laura Hendrickson



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