A loan of $1,000 helped a member purchase electrical supplies to sell.

Bilquis' Group's story

Bilquis is the wife of G. M. and resides in a city named Lahore in Pakistan. Lahore city is famous for its historical places and its Punjabi foods

She is 44 years old but she is a very active lady. She performs the duties of a seamstress in her community. She has been doing this work for over five years and earns approximately $36 every month.

Bilquis has two children, one son and one daughter. Her son is 22 years old and works in a local factory for a monthly wage, and her daughter is 15 years old and stays at home where she manages the domestic chores. Her husband is an electrician who runs an electric shop in the community where he sells electrical supplies such as wires, tube lights and bulbs. He has been running this shop for the last twenty-six years.

Bilquis has repaid her first loan to Asasah (a micro-finance institute in Pakistan). Now she is applying again for a loan to buy electrical supplies to expand her husband’s business.

In this group: Bilquis , Sajida, Parveen

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