A loan of $1,600 helped a member to purchase cloth for making bedsheets.


Shehnaz's Group's story

Shehnaz is a 36-year-old woman. She lives in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, with her husband and two sons. Shehnaz is a very hardworking and independent woman. Since 2005, she has been running a bedsheet selling business with the support of her husband. Presently she is in need of purchasing a variety of materials for her business like cloth, thread, needles, etc. For that, as a member of a seven-person lending group, she has requested a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan. This will help her to increase her net income and savings. Shehnaz is hopeful that the loan will be a productive one for her family and business. She is thankful to Kiva and BRAC Pakistan.

In this group: Shehnaz, Nadia, Willayat, Ambreen, Ruqia, Rabia, Gulzar
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