A loan of $825 helped a member to buy groceries for grocery store business.


Safia's Group's story

Safia, a 40-year-old seamstress who also discharges her responsibilities as a housewife, lives with her family in a four-room brick house in Faisalabad, an area well known for its textile industry. Her house is located in Yaseenabad, where she has lived for 15 years. The mother of a son and three daughters, all attending a local school, Safia knows the importance of education and therefore wants them to complete it and become successful in life.



In order to financially support her husband, Safia stitches clothes for her community members. She is very good at her work, and the community ladies prefer using her services because she offers them good quality at reasonable rates.



Safia is married to M. A., who runs a grocery store in the market. Through his shop he sells daily-use items such as cooking oil, soaps, sugar, lentils, spices, etc. He charges very reasonable rates for his items, thereby generating good sales volumes every month.



Safia has applied for a loan from Kiva partner Asasah for the improvement of her husband’s business. With the loan, he will buy groceries in bulk to sell. She is hopeful that he will achieve good outcomes from the loan and his income will further improve.



A regular loan user of Asasah, this is Safia's fourth loan application. In previous loan years, she has maintained good credit behavior and attended all meetings.

In this group: Safia , Razia Bibi, Sarafeen, Nusrat


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