A loan of $1,000 helped to acquire tableware.


Shamsiya's story

Shamsiya is a head chef from the town of Kulyab. She is 42 years old. For more than four years, she has been working in this sphere of service. In her own dining hall, Shamsiya offers visitors her signature national dishes. She cooks very delicious food and her customers are always pleased with her dishes.

Shamsiya is a married woman. Her husband offers services transporting passengers. Their elder son is serving in the army, their daughter is a student, and the youngest son goes to school. Her daughter also helps her mother working at the dining hall. Shamsiya now needs a loan. Additionally, she needs to buy tableware for expanding her work. She is in need of support.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer JD Bergeron



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