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Total loan: $2,425
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Khalida's Group

Pakistan
Rawalpindi, Pakistan / Tailoring

A loan of $2,425 helped a member to purchase a new sewing machine.


Khalida's Group's story

Khalida is a 38 year old independent woman. She lives in Pakistan with her husband, two daughters and son. Both of her daughters are students, while her son is an auto mechanic.

Khalida is a very hard-working tailor, and her husband is a taxi driver. They are living in a rented house and sometimes she doesn't have enough money to pay the rent. Khalida is interested in increasing her business. To do that as a member of 10 person lending group, she has requested a loan from Kiva partner BRAC Pakistan to purchase a new sewing machine. With the profits, she wants to open a boutique shop in which she can sell beautifully stitched clothes. She also wants her son to start a new business, and for that, she will be investing some amount.

Khalida dreams of a better future for her children, and her husband's good health. She wants to spend a healthy and simple life with family. Many thanks from her to all staff of Kiva.

Note: In the picture, Khalida is holding a passbook in her hand.

In this group: Khalida, Naseem, Asma, Shameem, Majida, Shabana, Shagufta, Safina, Ghulam, Samina
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Loan details

Loan length:

11 months
Disbursed date: October 5, 2012

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Loan details

Loan length:

11 months
Disbursed date: October 5, 2012