From a young age, Risolat Gulmamadova was interested in starting her own business.

Niyozbegim, a 58-year-old woman, has lived in Roshorv village of Rushan in Tajikistan’s Badakhshon region her entire life.

After getting her master’s degree in finance at Kyrgyz National University, Sagynalieva Aigerim applied for jobs in her field unsuccessfully.

Firuz Khudoberdiev, from Chagev village, says his whole family is involved in the beekeeping business, in one way or another.

Iroda, a woman-owned, parent-led, public organization in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, helps children with autism or neurodevelopmental disabilities with socializing, learning, and... View Article

This article was authored by Sarayu Agarwal, Program and Co-Creation Manager for Local Impact.

At thirty-four years old, Hamza has lived in the Khatlon region in southwestern Tajikistan for his entire life. A farmer,... View Article

When their daughter was three, Nurzhan Tursunakunova and her husband started looking for a kindergarten but had difficulty finding affordable... View Article

Roshtqala district of Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO) in Tajikistan is home to abundant fruits and gardens.

Nisso, now aged 49, was born and raised in Khorog of Tajikstan’s Badakhshan region.