Razia is 54 years old, married to M. S., and has no children. She lives in a three-roomed brick house in Kasur with her family. Kasur is a small city located near Lahore, Pakistan, and famous for its leather industry.
Her husband has run a grocery store in the market for the last five years. He sells daily use products such as cooking oil, lentils, spices and rice. His shop is located in a busy place in the market and he earns good profits from it every day.
Razia has applied for a loan from Kiva partner, Asasah, for her husband who wants to buy grocery items for his grocery shop. She hopes that by investing in the business her husband will be able to improve the business and increase his income. She is regular user of Asasah and this is her fourth loan. In previous years she has proved that she is a responsible client who always pays installments on time and never misses a single meeting.