She has applied for a loan from Kiva partner, Asasah, for the further expansion of her decorative embroidery business. With the loan, she will purchase embroidery material in bulk quantity that will allow her to prepare beautiful-looking embroidered clothes according to her customer's demands. It should increase her profits. She is very confident about her business and very sure that an investment will bring good changes to her business. She will be able to save extra money in order to buy a dowry for her daughter’s marriage.
Note: “In the photo, the lady with a book (called Asasah Passbook) is Rukhsana”.
This is a Group Loan
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