A loan of $1,400 helped a member to buy leather, thread and other raw material to make ladies' handbags and wallets.


Surriya's Group's story

Surriya has applied for a loan from Kiva partner Asasah for her son. He makes ladies' wallets and handbags. With the loan investment, he will buy leather, thread, and other raw material used in making handbags and wallets of better quality and in larger quantity. This will allow him to fulfill larger orders and increase his sales and profits. Surriya is a seamstress who sews clothes for her neighboring clients. She does this to share the financial burden with her family. Her remaining two sons also have businesses making ladies' wallets, while her daughter is a beautician. Surriya is confident that by investing the loan, her son will successfully be able to increase his sales and profits. Note: In the photo, the lady holding a book called Asasah Passbook is Surriya.

In this group: Surriya, Sehrish, Shameem, Roote, Jameela
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