A loan of $1,275 helped a member to buy fertilizer, seeds and pesticides.


Shamim's Group's story

Shamim lives in a small city in Pakistan called Khanewal. Khanewal is located in the Punjab province of Pakistan and is known for its agriculture industry. Her house is situated in the area of Jinnah Abadi and contains two rooms. She has been living there for the past 25 years with her family.
She is 41 years old, married to G. A. and has five children. Except for her eldest son, all of her remaining children are enrolled in a local school and getting their education.

Shamim is a very caring lady. She manages her responsibilities as a mother and wife very well. He husband owns a small piece of land where he grows different seasonal crops. He is very hard worker and works 8-12 hours a day. After his crops are full-grown, he cultivates them and sells to his clients for a good profit.

Shamim has applied for a loan from Kiva partner Asasah for her husband’s agriculture business. Through the loan, he will buy fertilizer, seeds and pesticides, which will help him get better results from his field.Shamim is hopeful that her husband will be able to increase his profits this year.
She is a regular loan user of Asasah and this is her second loan application. She has established a good credit record in her previous loan year and never missed any meeting. \

Note: In the photo, the lady with a book (called Asasah Passbook) is Shamim

In this group: Shamim, Sugran Bibi, Iqbal Begum, Mumtaz Bibi, Rukhsana Bibi, Zubaida Bibi


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