A loan of $1,275 helped a member to buy scissors, shaving material & some chairs.


Bilqees' Group's story

Bilqees is 51 years old, married and has seven children. All of them are young and do different kinds of work to financially contribute to the family. Bilqees supports her family by stitching clothes for her nearby clients. She is very skillful and receives regular orders every month.

She has applied for a loan from Kiva partner Asasah for the betterment of her son’s busienss. Her son runs a barber shop in the market. His clients come from long distances because he is very popular among them for his good services. With the loan, he will buy scissors for cutting hair and shaving material to provide even better services to his customers. He will also increase the seating arrangements for his customers by purchasing some chairs.
He has been operating his business for the past 10 years and Bilqees is hopeful that after the loan investment his business will expand.

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

In this group: Bilqees, Ayesha Bibi, Sugran Bibi, Safia Bibi, Irshad Bibi


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