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Saodat is 51 years old and she lives with her husband in the small city of Tursun-zoda. The city was named in honor of the great Tajik writer and hero of the Republic of Tajikistan. Saodat and her family have lived in this city for a long time and it means a lot to them. She works out of her home as a seamstress sewing Tajik national dresses. Aside from her own work, there is another family business; they work in agriculture and it is now time to sow the new crops. Saodat intends to plant onions, but she doesn't have enough money to buy the materials for this. She wants to use the funds from her loan to buy onion seeds and mineral fertilizer.
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Саодат 51 лет. Она с мужем и одним ребенком живет в маленьком городке Турсунзаде. Городок был назван в честь великого таджикского писателя-героя Республики Таджикистан. Саодат с семьей в этом городе живут долго, и для них город значит многое. Саодат дома предоставляет услугу портнихи. Она шьет таджикские национальные платья. Кроме своих услуг у них имеется семейный бизнес. Они занимаются земледелием. Сейчас пора для посева нового урожая. Саодат намерена посадить лук, но нет достаточной суммы денег, чтобы купить средства. Саодат хочет на заемные деньги купить семена лука и минеральные удобрения

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About MLO Humo and Partners

MLO Humo and Partners is a microfinance institution in Tajikistan that aims to support vulnerable and underserved populations living in rural areas through financial and consulting services for small businesses. Kiva loans are used by groups and individual borrowers to start and grow businesses and build brighter futures for themselves, their families and their communities. This is especially important in Tajikistan, the poorest country in Central Asia, where more than two-thirds of the population lives below the poverty line.


About Tajikistan

  • $2,700
    Average annual income
  • 216
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $31,059,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 5.0
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Saodat to buy mineral fertilizer and onion seeds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 14, 2014
Aug 20, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2015