Her husband is a vegetable vendor by profession. He also has a horse. He gets up early in the morning, goes to the vegetable market on his horse cart, buys vegetables from the vegetable market and then sells them in his shop.
Naseem has given birth to three sons. All of them are unable to get an education because Nasreen and her husband are unable to afford their education.
She has applied for a loan from Kiva partner Asasah for the improvement of her grocery store business. Using the loan she will buy more groceries for her store to improve it.
Note: In the photo, the lady with a book (called Asasah Passbook) is Naseem.
This is a Group Loan
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