Khalida herself is a housewife as well as a businesswoman. Along with her household work, she sells bangles to her community ladies and for babies. Her collection of bangles is famous among her clients. Her income allows her to share the financial burden with her husband.
Her husband is involved in fruit selling as well as a grocery store business. He sells fruit primarily and secondly, he gives time to his grocery store. Both of his businesses gives him good profits but now he wants to invest money in his grocery store business for its further expansion.
Therefore, Khalida has applied for a loan from Kiva partner Asasah for his grocery store business. With the loan, he will buy groceries in bulk to put in his store for selling.
Khalida is hopeful that her husband’s business will expand further after the loan investment.
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