A loan of $925 helped a member to purchase a sewing machine.


Saima Group's story

Saimais (center) is 36 years old and a hard working mother of three children. She lives in Rawalpindi, Pakistan along her husband and children. She is a very skilled woman and an expert at stitching up dresses. Saimais has tailored garments from 7 years. All the people in her area are very satisfied and happy with her work. She provides her services at a very reasonable cost and her work seems to increase day by day. Saima, a member of three person lending group, has requested a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan. She wants to expand her business by purchasing a sewing machine. She would be able to stitch dresses in less time with a new sewing machine. This will increase her net income and savings. She plans to spend the profits to educate her children.

In this group: Saima, Fozia, Sofia
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