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Total loan: $1,050
Jaranwala, Punjab, Pakistan / Retail
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A loan helped To buy costume jewelry for resale.
Noureen's Group's story
Noureen comes from Jaranwala, a city located in Punjab, Pakistan, known for its agriculture industry. Her house contains 3 rooms and is made of bricks. She has been living there with her family for the past 20 years. She is 40 years old, an active lady, and spends her time at home doing her household tasks. She is married to M. K. who has a business selling jewelry. He operates his shop in the market and sells costume jewelry to his customers. Noureen is the mother of four sons and a daughter. Her eldest son is an embroidery expert while the 2nd one sells fish. Her remaining children are enrolled in a local school and getting their education. She has applied for a loan from Kiva partner Asasah for her husband’s business. With the loan, he will buy jewelry such as rings, necklaces, and ear-rings for his business and improve his sales. Marriage season is near and Noureen is hopeful that timely investment will bring more profit for her husband and improve the financial condition of his business. She is a new loan user of Asasah and this is her 1st loan application. She hopes it will be a profitable experience for her family.