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Total loan: $875
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Safia's Group

Pakistan
Kasur, Pakistan / Clothing Sales

A loan of $875 helped a member to buy unstitched clothing material in bulk quantity for clothes selling business.


Safia's Group's story

Safia lives in Kasur which is a small city located in Punjab Pakistan and famous for its leather industry. She is a vigorous lady and operates a clothes selling business in order to support her family financially. She purchase clothes from wholesale markets of different cities such as Lahore & Faisalabad and sells it to her local market and area to earn good profit.

She is married to M. who is a rickshaw driver from trade. He provides transport services to his passengers and drives them to their destinations.

Safia is the mother of 3 daughters and 2 sons. Only her eldest daughter managed to get an education. Due to poor financial conditions, Safia is unable to send the other children into school. She has applied for a loan from Kiva partner, Asasah for her clothes selling business. With the loan, she will buy the unstitched clothing material in bulk quantity. The bulk quantity will minimize her cost of purchase and increase her sales. She is a new loan user and this is her first loan application.

In this group: Safia , Haleema, Hamidan, Sakina, Yasmeen
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Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: October 11, 2010

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Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: October 11, 2010