A loan of $1,125 helped a member to buy an embroidery machine.


Parveen Akhtar's Group's story

Parveen akhtar is a 37-year-old married woman involved in a sewing and embroidery business. Her work is home based. She receives orders from neighboring areas and is paid after she fulfills the orders on time. She is an expert in her work. Her clients are satisfied and give her regular orders.

She is a mother of four children: two sons and two daughters. Her youngest son has a laundry business and financially supports the family. Parveen’s husband has a private job and is paid monthly.

Parveen has requested a loan from Kiva partner Asasah for her business. She will use the loan to buy an embroidery machine so she will be able to receive more embroidery orders and increase her earnings. She is hopeful this investment will improve her business.

In this group: Parveen Akhtar, Mumtaz, Kaniz, Grace Bibi, Fatima Bibi, Naseem Ashraf
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