A loan of $1,750 helped a member to buy groceries for grocery store business.


Mariam's Group's story

Mariam is 46 years old and operates a grocery store at her home to share the financial burden with her husband. Operating her business from her home also allows her to manage and perform her household responsibilities. Her husband is involved in selling buffalo milk. For that purpose, he has a buffalo at his home from which he gets milk every day that he sells to his community clients for a profit. He also has two goats and he will sell them to a butcher after raising them. Mariam is the mother of four children. All of them are enrolled in a local school and getting their education. She has applied for a loan from Kiva partner Asasah for the expansion of her grocery store business. With the loan, she will purchase groceries in bulk quantities which will allow her to fill the customers' orders and increase her profits. She has been operating this business for the past three years and hopes that the loan will help her improving her business further and increase her profits.

In this group: Mariam , Kalsoom, Jamila, Parveen, Hafizan, Niaz, Afzal, Anwar
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