A loan of $575 helped a member to buy polishers and brushes for furniture polishing business.


Meena's Group's story

Meena is a housewife as well as a working woman. In order to financially support her family, she works in people's homes. Her husband operates a furniture polishing business. He polishes furniture made of iron and wood. He has been doing this business for the past 4 years and is known as an expert in his work.

Meena has given birth to five sons and a daughter. All of them except the youngest one are enrolled in local schools and are getting their education. Meena works very hard to pay their school fees. She has applied for a loan from Kiva partner Asasah for the growth of her husband’s business. With the loan he will purchase polishers and brushes to further expand his business.

Meena is sure that an investment will be profitable for him and she will repay the loan easily. She is a regular loan user of Asasah and this is her 5th loan application. In previous loan years, she has maintained a good credit behavior and never missed any meeting.

Meena lives in Gujranwala which is located in Punjab, Pakistan and is famous for its industry and rice crops. She has lived there in a 2-room brick house with her family for many years.

Note: In the photo, the lady holding a book (called Asasah Passbook) is Meena.

In this group: Meena , Razia, Babra


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