A loan of $600 helped a member to purchase flour in bulk for a bread-making and selling business.

Fatima's Group's story

Fatima lives in a three room brick house in the small city of Chichawatni in south Punjab, Pakistan, famous for its agriculture industry. She is a 29-year-old housewife who also operates a sewing business from her home. She is very skilled at her craft and gets regular orders from her neighbors, charging them between 100-150 PKRs for each dress stitching.

Fatima is the mother of three children who don’t yet go to school. She is married to U. M. who is involved in a bread-making and selling business in the market. He makes bread in an oven made of mud and heated with wood. He sells each bread for 5 PKRs. He is well known for his quality work and gets regular orders. He has 15 years of experience in this work. Fatima has applied for a loan from Asasah for her husband’s business. He will use the loan amount to buy flour in bulk and increase his business income. Fatima hopes that by making positive use of the loan, her husband will be able to improve his business and she will be able to send her children to school soon.

Fatima is a regular lender with Asasah and is in her third loan cycle. In previous loan years, she has proved herself to be a responsible client; she never missed any meeting and paid her installments on time.

In this group: Fatima , Yasmeen, Shahnaz, Samina Akhtar

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