A loan of $500 helped a member to buy fertilizer to resell; rice and wheat to resell; a sewing machine; and groceries for a grocery shop.


Hanifan M.sharif Group's story

Hanifan Mai baji is a 53-year-old lady and resides in a city named Vehari, Pakistan. Her husband is M., who has a fertilizer-selling business. He provides fertilizer to land owners so that they are able to nourish their plants. Hanifan baji works in a rice mill where she packs the rice in sacks. She earns $10 per month. Hanifan baji successfully repaid her first loan from Asasah (a microfinance institute of Pakistan and a Kiva Field Partner). Now she is applying for a loan to buy more fertilizer for her husband.



She is joined in her loan group by a few more members. Sugran baji wants a loan to buy wheat and rice to resell. Musarat baji wants a loan to buy a sewing machine to sew clothes. Maryam baji wants a loan to buy groceries for her grocery shop.



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: Hanifan , Sugran , Musarat , Maryam


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