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Total loan: $175
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A loan of $175 helped to buy an embroidery machine and fabrics.


Shukria's story

Shukria D/O M. A. was born in Kabul. She is married with five children, and now lives in District 5 of Kabul City. Shukria is illiterate because her family didn't give her permission to study and arranged for her to marry at a young age. Her family is going through financial crisis, so she decided to help her husband by starting an Embroidery Business. With her first loan of $175, she will buy an embroidery machine and more fabrics in order to be able to produce more stock and expand her business. She has a contract with a shop in the market that buys the clothes she makes. This provides her with an income that helps her meet her family's needs.


Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: April 24, 2007
Facilitated by Field Partner: Ariana Financial Services Joint Stock Company (AFS), a partner of Mercy Corps

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Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: April 24, 2007
Facilitated by Field Partner: Ariana Financial Services Joint Stock Company (AFS), a partner of Mercy Corps