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Soliha is 44 years old. She is married and has two children. Her husband is a rental worker. Their family's living condition is so poor that Soliha decided to organize her own business deal. She is going to help her husband to earn a living.

Soliha wants to organize a business of a beauty salon. She will open her salon in her house. She took part in a course, “To get Ahead”, at a women’s organization. Soliha got a certificate and is happy about it.

She needs financial support to start her new business. She is asking for a loan of 10,000 Somoni to buy equipment for a beauty salon and to repair her workshop. She awaits your mercy.

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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
  • 212
    View loans »
    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $31,826,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.9
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,050 helped Soliha to buy equipment for her beauty salon and to repair her workshop for organizing the new business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 5, 2014
May 14, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2015