A loan of $800 helped a member to enable her husband to buy more furniture sets for his business.


Suraiya's Group's story

Suraiya is a resident of Gujranwala which is located in Punjab and is famous for its industrial importance. She is a housewife who spends all day at home taking care of her family and doing her household tasks. But, in her spare time, she does embroidery for her neighboring clients. She doesn’t take this work as a profession but she could do so if she started getting a good income from it.

Suraiya is the mother of three daughters and two sons, all of them receiving an education. Suraiya, herself, is illiterate and couldn’t obtain an education due to the poor financial situation of her parents, but she doesn’t want the same fate for her children; she is giving them an education and wants them to complete it.

Suraiya husband has a furniture-selling business. He operates his furniture showroom in the market where he displays ready-made furniture sets. Suraiya has applied for a loan from Kiva partner, Asasah, for her husband’s business. With the loan, he will buy more furniture sets for his furniture showroom. He thinks that by offering more choice to his clients he can make more sales. Suraiya is hopeful that her husband will be able to get the desired results by making this investment in his business.

Suraiya is a regular loan user of Asasah and this is her 4th loan. She has proved herself a responsible client who has never missed a meeting and has paid her installments on time.

In the photo, Suraiya is the lady who holds a book (called her Asasah Passbook) in her hand.

In this group: Suraiya, Hanifan, Nusrat Mahmood, Maqsoodan Begum


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