A loan of $750 helped a member to repair a vehicle and buy items for several other businesses.


Naseem Akhtar Munir Ahmad Group's story

Naseem akhtar baji is 54 years old and lives in Lahore, Pakistan. She owes a two-room brick house that she has lived in for the past 20 years. Her husband is M. A., and he makes a living as a professional driver. Naseem baji has four children: three sons and one daughter. Her elder son works in a factory; the next-youngest is a delivery man who carries different items from one place to another. Her youngest son is in the sixth grade. Naseem baji has a business doing decorative embroidery. She makes dresses and sells cloth, with the help of her daughter. She has successfully repaid an earlier loan from Asasah (a microfinance institute of Pakistan). Now she is applying for a loan to repair her husband’s vehicle so that he can continue to work efficiently.

Naseen leads a loan group with several other members. Jamila baji wants a loan to buy flour for her bread-making and selling business. Rasoolan baji wants a loan to repair her tractor. Sughran baji wants a loan to buy utensils to resell. Azmat baji wants a loan to buy supplies for her fruit-selling business.

This is a group loan. Funds will be distributed among the 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: Naseem Akhtar , Jamila , Rasoolan , Sughran , Azmat
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