A loan of $825 helped to buy tents, crockery, and table covers for catering business.


Shamim's story

Shamim is a 55-year-old lady. At this age, she is unable to run any business, so she stays at home and manages her household responsibilities. Her husband’s name is A. A. and he operates a catering business. He offers his services at marriage ceremonies, parties, and other functions.

Shamim lives in Lahore, Pakistan’s second largest city, known for its history and culture. She lives there in the area of Ismail Nagar with her family in a 2-room brick house. She moved here 22 years ago. Shamim is the mother of 2 sons, both are married and work with their father in his catering business.

Their family business is going well and they receive regular orders every month. Shamim has applied for a loan from Kiva partner Asasah to expand her husband’s catering business. With the loan, he will buy tents, crockery, table covers, etc. which will help him fulfill his customers' needs and complete the orders on time.

A. A. has been operating this business for past 22 years and Shamim is hopeful that an investment will be more profitable for him and earn him better profits.

Shamim is a regular loan user of Asasah's. This is her 5th loan application. In previous loan years, she has maintained good credit behavior and never missed any meeting.


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