A loan of $1,275 helped a member to buy groceries for grocery shop.


Sakina's Group's story

Sakina baji is the wife of J. H.. She lives in the small city of Chichawatni, Pakistan. She is the mother of nine children: seven sons and two daughters. Sakina's baji's elder son has a wood business. The next eldest son has a grocery shop. Her younger son is a daily wage laborer. Sakina baji and her daughters prefer to stay at home and do household work. Sakina baji successfully repaid her first loan from Asasah (a Pakistan microfinance institute). She invested the loan amount in her son's grocery shop. Now she is applying for a loan to buy groceries to diversify her son's grocery shop into a grocery store.



Sakina baji is joined in her loan group by four other members. Parveen baji wants a loan to buy shoes for her shoe selling business. Bashiran baji wants a loan to buy leather to resell. Muniran baji wants a loan to buy a donkey cart for loading. Shahida baji wants a loan to buy cosmetics to resell.



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: Sakina, Parveen, Bashiran, Muniran, Shahida


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