A loan of $1,475 helped a member to expand their businesses.

Zakia's Group's story

Zakia baji is the wife of R. A. and has lived in a two-room brick house in Kot Radha Kishan, Pakistan for the last 10 years. She has three daughters and one son, all of whom are enrolled in a local school. Zakia baji sews clothes and does domestic chores for a living. Her husband runs a grocery store. She has successfully paid back three loans from Asasah (a microfinance institute in Pakistan) and is now applying for a fourth loan to buy more inventory for her husband’s shop.

She is applying for her loan with several other people. Salma baji wants a loan to buy more materials for her wood business. Bushra baji wants a loan to buy more tents for her tent-service business. Rubina baji and Tahira baji want a loan to buy more fruit for their fruit-selling businesses.

This is a group loan. The funds will be distributed among the 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: Zakia, Salma, Bushra, Rubina, Tahira

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