A loan of $1,150 helped a member to expand their businesses.


Ramzana's Group's story

Ramzana is the wife of S. A. and they have been living in Kasur, Pakistan for the last 30 years. She is the mother of three children, two daughters and one son. Her son is a laborer. Her two daughters make special order decorative embroidery. S. A., her husband, has a soft-drink business. Ramzana successfully completed her first loan from Asasah (a microfinance institute of Pakistan). Now she is applying for another loan for her husband’s soft-drink business.

She is joined in her loan group by a few more members. Khursheed baji wants a loan for her drink corner shop. Safia baji wants a loan to repair an auto-rickshaw. Safia baji wants a loan to buy masonry tools. Ayesha baji wants a loan to repair an auto-rickshaw. Baji is an Urdu term meaning 'elder sister' and signifying respect.

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

In this group: Ramzana, Khursheed, Safia, Safia, Ayesha


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