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Jan 12, 2017 6:04 AM ET

Tajikistan: Sharif – A loan of $975 helps to pay his son’s university tuition.

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 12, 2017


Kumsangir, Tajikistan / Higher education costs
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Sharif’s story

This is Sharif. He was born in 1966 and is married. He is a caring father of three sons, aged 22, 18 and 16. He lives in Yavan, Tajikistan. His wife is a farmer.

Sharif is the head of his family and is responsible for protecting them. He deals with animal husbandry. For more than two years, he has been involved in this sphere. Sharif does his job very well and makes deals with great enthusiasm.

Sharif is requesting a loan from IMON to pay his son’s university tuition fees. His loan will help him to educate his son to a higher level. Sharif hopes that his son will become educated and earn a degree to make something of himself. He awaits the kindness and support of Kiva lenders.

This loan is special because:

It allows low-income students to access higher education. 

Kendra Thorogood
Kiva staff

More about this loan

This loan is part of IMON’s education program, designed to finance school tuition for students whose families have low incomes or work in informal sectors of the economy. Funds can be used for partial or complete payment of expenses related to higher education, and may be disbursed in multiple tranches in order to align with the seasonality of paying tuition fees. By supporting this loan, you’re enabling access to education for students with limited options. 

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.

A loan of $975 helps to pay his son’s university tuition.

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