Razia lives in Chichawatni, which is a small city located in Punjab, Pakistan known for its agriculture industry. She lives there in a four-room house with her family in the area of Bilal Gunj. She moved here 10 years ago. She is married by status and her husband is involved in a wheat and rice selling business. He purchases wheat and rice from different farmers and sells to his clients for a profit. Razia herself is an embroidery and sewing expert and works for her neighborhood clients. Due to her good quality work, she receives regular orders every month. She is also a very good housewife and does her household responsibilities very well. She has two sons and both of them are enrolled in a local school getting their education.
She has applied for a loan from Kiva partner Asasah for the further expansion of her husband’s business. With the loan, he will purchase wheat and rice in bulk quantity to sell. He has been operating this business for the past five years and Razia is confident that he will be able to profit well from his business after the loan.