A loan of $550 helped to purchase sacks of flour and packs of salt and oil..


Bashiran's story

Bashiran is a 51-year-old married woman.

Twenty years ago, she started a business with a ‘tandoor’ (a clay oven used for cooking in North India and Pakistan). She cooks chapattis and naan for the people of her community, and also takes orders from nearby hotels. In this way she makes enough money to have a decent life.

Bashiran is the mother of four children and she is motivated to give them a beautiful life with a good education, food and clothing. She has improved her business to be able meet their day-to-day living expenses.

Now she is in her 7th loan cycle and she has requested a loan of 55,000 PKR to purchase sacks of flour and packs of salt and oil, which will help her to inflate her sales. She expects a boost in her earnings with her loan, and she plans to spend part of her profits on the betterment of her family members.



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