A loan of $1,375 helped a member to buy leather to re-sell.

Jamila Riaz Masih Group's story

Jamila baji is the wife of R. M. and resides in a city named Kasur, Pakistan. Kasur city is famous for its sweetmeats. She owns a two-room brick house and has been living in it for the past 20 years. She is the mother of two sons. Her elder son has a saloon. Her younger son has a donkey cart which he uses to deliver different items (wheat, fruits and vegetables) from one place to another.

Jamila baji’s husband has a leather-selling business. He has been selling leather for the past 10 years. Jamila baji is a housewife and prefers to do household work and take care of her family. She has successfully repaid her three loans from Asasah (a microfinance institute in Pakistan). Now she is applying for a loan to buy more leather to expand her husband’s business.

She is joined in her loan group by several more members. Rani baji and Shakeela baji and Taj baji each want a loan to buy leather to re-sell. Naziran baji wants a loan to buy wooden beams for her shuttering business. Rashidan baji wants a loan to buy milk for her milk-selling business.

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: Jamila, Rani, Shakeela, Taj, Naziran, Rashidan

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