A loan of $875 helped a member to buy groceries for grocery store business.


Shahnaz's Group's story

Shahnaz comes from Arifwala which is a small city of Punjab, Pakistan and known for its dairy industry. She has been living there in a 2-room brick house with her family for the past five years. She is a caring lady who manages her household responsibilities, staying at home. She makes the utmost effort to provide comfort to her family by fulfilling their needs.

Her husband's name is S. M. and he operates a grocery store in a nearby market. He has a good reputation among his customer due to his good dealing and the good quality products he sells.

Shahnaz is the mother of three children. Two of them are getting education from a local school. She has applied for a loan from Kiva partner Asasah for her husband’s business. Through the loan, he will buy groceries in bulk quantity which will help him fulfill the basic needs of his customers and increase his profits. Shahnaz is hopeful that this investment will be a productive one for her husband and will help him providing a better financial life to his family.
She is a regular loan user of Asasah and this is her 3rd loan application. In previous loan years, she has maintained a good credit behavior and never missed any meeting.

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

In this group: Shahnaz, Khalida, Shakila, Anam


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