A loan of $1,175 helped a member to expand a sewing machine sales business.

Parveen's Group's story

Parveen baji is the wife of M. A.. ( Baji is an Urdu term meaning 'elder sister'.) They have been married for the last 30 years. The couple has five children; two sons and three daughters. She is a housewife and prefers to stay at home. Her husband is a salesman and sells sewing machines in various locations. Parveen is applying for a loan so her husband can expand his business.

She has three women in her loan group. Ramazan baji wants a loan to buy vehicle tires; Razia baji would like money to expand her paint shop and Asia baji wants a loan to increase the amount of clothes she can sell.

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: Parveen, Ramzan, Razia, Asia
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