A loan of $950 helped a member to buy groceries for grocery store business.

Sakina's Group's story

Sakina lives in Khanewal, which is a small city located in Punjab province of Pakistan and known for its agriculture industry. She lives there in a 2-room brick house with her family where she moved after her marriage to M. I..

A talented lady, Sakina performs her duty as a seamstress. She sews clothes for her neighboring clients to supplement the household income. She is good at her art and receives regular orders every month.

Her husband is a private entrepreneur and operates a small grocery store. He stocks all the necessary items of a grocer to fulfill the needs of his customers.

Sakina has 3 sons and a daughter. All of them are enrolled in a school and getting their education, except her eldest son. He got his education through the fifth class and now works in the factory. He supports his family financially from his earnings.

Sakina has applied for a loan from Kiva partner Asasah to financially assist her husband. With the loan, he will buy groceries in bulk quantity to further expand his business. She is hopeful that her husband will make his business better after a loan investment. This is Sakina's second loan application. In her previous loan, she paid her installments on time and attended every meeting.

Note: In the photo, the lady with the book (called Asasah Passbook) is Sakina.

In this group: Sakina, Mansab , Perveen Akhter , Sharifaan, Ambreen

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