A loan of $1,625 helped a member to buy betel leaves and different brands of cigarettes.


Naseem's Group's story

Naseem has studied till 8th standard. She is an embroidery and sewing expert and prepares beautiful looking clothes. Due to her good quality work she receives regular orders every month. Besides her embroidery business, Naseem also performs her duties as a housewife very well. Her husband is a driver by profession and provides transport services to his passengers.

Naseem has given birth to 3 sons and a daughter. Her eldest son is 31 years old and runs a betel leaves and cigarettes selling shop. He also contributes to his family financially from his earnings.

She has applied for a loan from KIVA partner Asasah for the further expansion of her son’s business. With the loan investment, he will buy betel leaves and cigarettes of different brands that will help him in improving his sales and profits. He has been operating his business for the past many years and Naseem is hopeful that his business will improve after the loan investment, and that she will be able to save some profits for his marriage in the near future.

In this group: Naseem, Irshaad Bibi, Bashiraan Bibi, Eshrat Bibi, Shazia Irfan, Muniraan Bibi, Anweri Begum


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