Suraiya lives in the historic city of Lahore in Pakistan. Lahore is the second largest city in Pakistan and is known for its history and culture.
Suraiya lives in a three room brick house with her family near cantt area. She is a 34 year old lady and mother of two sons: fifteen year old Bilawal, who reads in the 10th standard and eleven year old Salman who is studying in 3rd standard. Her husband sells ready-made garments on order and supplies them to Lahore’s famous shopping malls like PACE & LIBERTY etc.
Suraiya lives in a combined family system where her brother in law also lives. He works in a factory on a monthly wage. Suraiya makes decoration pieces on order and supplies them to different gift shops and decoration stores. She has applied for a loan from Asasah for her husband. The loan amount will help him to buy ready-made garments in large quantities and to fulfill larger orders on time. She is very hopeful that her husband will be able to improve his business by making an investment in his business. He has 18 years of experience in this field and knows the ups and downs very well.
Suraiya is a new loan user of Asasah. She has not previously borrowed from any MFI ever and wants to build a long-term relationship with Asasah.