A loan of $1,475 helped a member to buy ingredients and furniture for her restaurant.

Shakeela's Group's story

Shakeela is a very active lady. She is a housewife who remains at home and does her household responsibilities. Her family is very pleased with her efforts to make their lives easier.
Her husband runs a restaurant from which he sells local food of good taste and quality.
Shakeela is the mother of 6 children. Her eldest son works with his father while the remaining children are studying.
She has applied for a loan from KIVA partner Asasah for further expansion of her husband’s business. With the loan, he will buy ingredients and some furniture to offer better quality food and service to his clients.
He has been operating his business for the many years and Shakeela is confident that the loan will help him earn more income from his business.
Note: "In the photo, the lady holding a book called Asasah Passbook is Shakeela."

In this group: Shakeela, Roote, Sarafeen, Adees, Sarafeen, Sakina, Nargis, Naseem

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