Zubaida has given birth to seven children. Her eldest son works in a factory for a low income while four of the remaining six children are getting their education. She has applied for a loan from Kiva partner Asasah to financially support her husband who wants to buy seeds, fertilizers and pesticides, etc. to make his agriculture business more profitable. Zubaida is hopeful that after the loan investment. her husband will be able to grow better crops and earn more profit. Her husband has been in this work for the past 10 years.
Zubaida is a regular loan user of Asasah and this is her 2nd loan application. In her previous loan year, she paid her installments on time and never missed any meeting.
Note: In the photo, the lady with a book (called Asasah Passbook) is Zubaida.
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.
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