A loan of $825 helped a member to buy a new sewing machine.


Nusrat's Group's story

Nusrat lives in Gujranwala which is an industrial city in Pakistan. She lives in a two room brick house in the area named Khiyali Bypass with her family. She came there after her marriage many years ago. She has given birth to three sons who left their education incomplete and now do their own businesses. Nusrat is married to N. M., who is 50 years old and operates an onion selling business. He puts onions on a cart and visits different streets of the city to sell them. He has been doing this business for over 10 years, and people know him very well as a person who provides quality onions to them at cheap prices.

Nusrat supports her family by doing stitching and embroidery work. She has a good number of clients in her neighborhood and she receives a good number of orders every month. She has applied for a loan from Kiva's partner, Asasah, for her business of stitching clothes. She will invest the loan in purchasing a new stitching machine that will help her finishing her orders on time and to work more efficiently. She is a new loan applicant of Asasah and hopes the loan will bring good profits to her by improving her business.

In this group: Nusrat , Tahmna, Farhat, Suraiya Bibi, Nadia Perveen


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