A loan of $875 helped a member to diversify the products offered in a grocery store and increase profits.


Maxa's Group's story

Maxa baji is the wife of H. M.. (Baji is an Urdu term meaning "eldest sister".) They have lived in the small city of Burewala in Pakistan for the last seven years. The family lives in a two-room brick house. There are four children; one daughter and three sons.

Her husband runs a grocery store. Maxa is requesting a loan for her husband so that he is able to diversify the products he offers in his store and increase the profits.

She has four other women in her loan group.Fozia baji wants a loan for embroidery business; Rubina baji would like a loan for her crockery store; Nasreen baji wants to buy an auto-rickshaw and Sughran baji is requesting a loan for her vegetable business.

The loan will be distributed among the group members, each of whom will invest in her business. The members mutually guarantee one another's loans. If one member does not repay, the other members are responsible.

In this group: Maxa, Fozia, Rubina, Nasreen, Sugran
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