A loan of $325 helped to buy spools of threads, zippers and buttons in different colors.


Naseem's story

Ms. Naseem had a difficult time after her husband's business failure. She decided to work with her husband to support her family for a better future. Two years ago she began stitching work in her house. She stitches for the people living around her house and uses the income to support her entire family. However, due to the lack of available funds she is unable to meet the daily demands of her customers. She is a mother of five children and needs to provide them with good quality food, health and education. She is currently in her 5th loan cycle and applied for a loan of Rs 30,000 from Kiva partner the Kashf Foundation. She intends to use this loan amount to buy spools of thread, zippers and buttons in different colors to create a means of increasing revenues so she may be able to generate a healthier source of income.



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