A loan of $550 helped a member to buy groceries for grocery shop.


Shahida's Group's story

Shahida comes from Chichawatni which is a small city of Punjab, Pakistan and famous for its agricultural industry. She lives there in a 4-room house in a combined family system. She moved here after her marriage a few years ago.

She is a housewife and stays at home doing her household chores. She is a very caring mother who is raising her children very well. She has proved herself as a responsible wife who is always ready to support her husband in every difficult time. She is a mother of three children, a daughter and two sons. Her sons are enrolled in school while her daughter is still very young and has not started to go to school.

Her husband’s name is M. N. and he operates a grocery shop in the market. Her brother-in-law also lives with her family and he runs a motorbike showroom.

Shahida has applied for a loan from Kiva partner Asasah for her husband’s grocery business. Her husband will invest the loan in purchasing grocery items according to his customers' needs and increase his sales. Shahida is hopeful that through this loan investment her husband’s business will grow and her family’s living standard improve.

She is a new loan applicant of Asasah.

In this group: Shahida , Asifa, Madiha


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