A loan of $825 helped a member to buy fertilizer & seeds for growing crops.


Shamshad's Group's story

Shamshad lives in a small city of Pakistan, called Khanewal. Khanewal is located in Punjab province and is known for its agriculture industry. Her house is located in the area named Shanti Nagar and contains 2 rooms. She has been living there for the past 15 years with her family. She is 40 years old, married to R., and has a daughter who is 16 years old and stays at home. Shamshad couldn’t provide her education fees due to the poor financial conditions of her family. She is a great wife and mother. She manages her household responsibilities as a mother and wife very well. He husband owns a small piece of land where he grows different seasonal crops. He is a very hard worker and works 8-12 hours a day.

Shamshad has applied for a loan from Kiva partner, Asasah, for her husband. With the loan, he will buy fertilizers and seeds to grow crops on his land. Shamshad is hopeful that her husband will be able to increase his crop production and will earn more profits. She is a regular loan user of Asasah, and this is her 2nd loan application. In the previous loan year, she established a good credit behavior and never missed any meeting. Note: “In the photo, the lady holding a book (called Asasah Passbook) is Shamshad”.

In this group: Shamshad, Sanobar, Shaheen, Sajida
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