A loan of $975 helped a member to buy fresh seasonal fruit for fruit-sales business.

Sabra's Group's story

Sabra is a talented lady who operates a kite-making and selling business. She operates this business to financially support her family. Kite-making is a popular business in every city of Pakistan because people love to fly kites. She makes good sales, particularly during the kite flying festival. In Urdu, the kite flying festival is known as "Basant".

Sabra resides with her family in a 2-room brick house in the area of Shakr Gunj which is a small residential area in the city of Pakpattan. Pakpattan is a small city in Punjab, Pakistan, known for its agriculture. Her husband’s name is N. A. and he operates a fruit-selling business. His shop is located in the market and he offers good quality fresh seasonal fruit to his customers to earn income.

Sabra has two sons and a daughter. All of them work to financially contribute to the family. Her elder son has a construction supplies business while the younger one works in a bicycle repair workshop. Her daughter sews clothes for her neighboring clients.

Sabra has applied for a loan from Kiva partner Asasah for her husband’s business. He will utilize the loan to buy fresh seasonal fruit that will help him sell more and increase their earnings. He has been operating this business for the past 15 years and Sabra is hopeful that an investment will be a profitable one for him and will bring more profits in result.

In this group: Sabra, Bilquis, Naseem Bibi, Motian

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