Najma Bibi's Group
Najma bibi has applied for a loan for her husband who wants a new ice cream machine for his ice cream selling business. With a new ice cream machine, her husband will be able to make ice cream of better quality that will help in growing his income.
Note: "Najma bibi is making bread in this picture".
This is a Group Loan
In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.
Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.
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