A loan of $325 helped to buy a new sewing machine.


Khosiyat's story

Khosiyat is a resident of the city of Kulob, in the Khatlon District of Tajikistan. She is 49 years old. She is a nurse by profession. She has experience in this field of work. Due to her health condition, she is unable to work as a nurse. It's very difficult for her to work round the clock. Not long ago, Khosiyat began sewing ethnic Tajik dresses. She is taking out a loan to buy a new sewing machine. She has an old sewing machine, which is breaking down. Khosiyat has to frequently repair this machine. This machine has cost her a lot of expenses.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Hilary Hemmings



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