A loan of $2,000 helped a member to purchase goods for her husband's general store.

Shagufta's Group's story

Shagufta is a 39-year-old housewife. She lives in Punjab, Pakistan with her husband and three daughters. All of her daughters are studying in a private school. Since 2007, her husband has had been running his own general store, which is the only source of income for the family. He works very hard to meet his family's needs and currently needs additional capital for the growth of his business. His wife Shagufta is a member of 10-person lending group that has requested a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan to help her husband to purchase goods like soft drinks, shampoos, soaps, pulses, rice, etc. for the general store. With the profit, she wants to renovate her house and save for her daughter's marriage. She dreams for her daughters' better future and the growth of her husband's business. Shagufta and her husband are very hopeful that the loan will be a lucky and productive one for their family. She is very much thankful to KIVA.
Note: In the picture Shagufta carrying a pass book in her hand.

In this group: Shagufta, Zubaida, Rasheeda, Nasreen, Kosar, Irum, Robina, Shafiqa, Fareeda, Nadia

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