Posts tagged ‘farming in Tajikistan’

A Sweet Recipe: How You Can Help an Economy

by Sam Kendall KF 12 Tajikistan

As this is food month on Kiva, I’ve decided to talk about how food relates to you, microfinance, and an entire countries economy. And as an added bonus, I give you a recipe based on fresh fruits and vegetables I’ve found in the market “Tajik Summer on Rice”

Continue Reading 23 August 2010 at 02:00 6 comments

The end of farming as you know it

By Rosalind Piggot, KF10, Tajikistan

I always assumed that farmers requesting loans on Kiva were carrying on a traditional, family activity.  Farming was a profession passed from father to son, from mother to daughter. The same practices were maintained for generations.  I didn’t ask any more questions.

I recently discovered that things are a little different in Tajikistan. (more…)

5 May 2010 at 06:31 6 comments


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