A loan of $1,775 helped a member to purchase embroidery materials like needles and variety of threads.


Saima's Group's story

Saima is 34 years old and is a hardworking woman. She lives in the remote area of Rawalpindi, Pakistan. She is a mother of three sons who are students. Her husband has been running a transport business but his income is insufficient to meet the household needs. Therefore Saima is helping her husband to meet the family's needs by running a small embroidery business at her home. She provides embroidery services to her community. All of her clients appreciate her for her work.

Presently, she is need of purchasing some embroidery products like a variety of threads, needles, clothing, etc to continue her business. For that reason, she is a member of a five-person lending group and has requested a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan. This will help her to increase her net income and savings as well. With the profit amount she wants to open an embroidery shop in the main market. She is very thankful to Kiva and BRAC Pakistan.

Note: In the picture Saima is raising her hand.

In this group: Saima, Musarat, Parveen, Parveen, Rasheeda
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