A loan of $1,175 helped a member to buy thread and other raw material for a carpet-weaving business.

Zia's Group's story

Zia has applied for a loan from KIVA partner Asasah for her husband’s carpet-weaving business. Carpet weaving is a well known industry in the country and Zia’s husband is an expert in his work. He supplies carpets to different carpet selling shops in the market and earns reasonably good profits.

With the loan investment, he will buy thread and other raw material used in making carpets of better quality. Zia has full confidence in her husband that he will make good use of the money and successfully be able to improve his business.

Zia is a housewife and performs household duties by staying at home. She has given birth to 4 daughters and a son. Her eldest daughter is 20 years old and does decorative embroidery for her neighboring clients.

Zia is confident about her husband’s business success as a result of an investment.

Note: In the photo, the lady holding a book called Asasah passbook is Zia.

In this group: Zia, Irshaad, Mumtaz, Zulaikhan, Shamshad, Sajida, Azra

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