A loan of $1,225 helped a member to buy a new sewing machine for sewing business.


Shakeela's Group's story

Shakeela is a seamstress, sewing clothes for her neighboring clients. She is very skillful and has a lot of interest in sewing. She works 4-5 hours a day to complete the orders of her clients. She is a very good housewife and performs her household duties very well. Her husband is also a tailor and operates his shop in the market.

Shakeela has given birth to two daughters and two sons. All of them are getting their education by attending a nearby school. She has applied for a loan from KIVA partner Asasah for her business. With the loan investment she will buy a new sewing machine that will allow her to complete the client orders in less period of time and increase her profits.

Note: In the photo, the lady raising her hand is Shakeela.

In this group: Shakeela, Riaz, Perveen, Yasmeen, Perveen, Siddiqa, Ayesha
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