A loan of $1,925 helped a member to purchase embroidery material.


Suraiya's Group's story

Suraiya is 40-year-old, energetic, and diligent woman. She lives in Punjab, Pakistan along with her husband and 3 sons. Her husband is a labourer and also run his own vegetable shop . One of her sons works as a salesman in a general store. Suraiya is an efficient and hardworking embroider. Since 2009, she has been doing all the embroidery work at home. She makes embroidered materials including tablecloths and bed sheets and sells them in the market. Now she is interested in purchasing some materials for her business. As a member of a 9-person lending group, she has requested a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan to purchase materials like needles, cloth, and other accessories. With the profits, she will save for her family. She dreams to live a happy, healthy, and peaceful life with her family. Many thanks and best wishes to all staff of Kiva and BRAC Pakistan from her. Note: In the picture Suraiya holds a passbook in her hand.

In this group: Suraiya , Dilshad, Fareeda, Shagufta, Shamim, Gulnaz, Aabida, Rubina, Rehana
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