A loan of $600 helped a member to buy cloth to be used in sewing garments.


Irshad's Group's story

Basic Information: Irshad is 38; she is married and lives with her husband and three children in the area of Lahore, Pakistan. Family Financial Condition: Her husband does grocery work in a mill at very low wages; her children are young and fully dependent upon their parents. She does not have any other source of income, so she conducts a tailoring business at home. About Tailoring Work: She purchases cloth at cheap prices and sews the garments, and her husband sells them in the market. She has been doing this since 2009. Now she has experience and knows the cloth trade very well. Need to take out a loan: She wants to use her clothing experience and wants to make more profit, but she is compelled to take out a loan by her poor financial condition. Therefore, she expressed an interest in taking out a loan from Kiva’s field partner BRAC Pakistan. Hopes & Dreams: She hopes that she will use this loan in a positive way and that she can grow her business. Her dreams are to provide better facilities, improved living standards, and charming clothes to her children.

In this group: Irshad , Zubaida
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