A loan of $1,175 helped a member to buy embroidered material to sell.

Fozia Nazir Ahmad Group's story

Fozia baji, the wife of N. A. and lived in Borewala, Pakistan for the past 22 years. Fozia baji quit school after completing her 8th standard because she paid more attention to household chores than studies. Her husband runs a shop where he sells embroidery material (beads, laces and colored thread). He has a very good variety that attracts a large number of customers.

Fozia baji successfully repaid her two previous loans from Asasah, a microfinance institute of Pakistan. Now she is applying for a loan to buy more embroidered material to sell.

She is a the leader of a group of women in her locality. Zubaida baji wants a loan to buy fruit for her fruit business. Tahira bano wants a loan to buy clothes to sell. Allah Rakhi baji wants a loan to buy another motorbike for her motorbike rental business. Rashidan baji wants a loan to buy an auto-rickshaw (a local three-wheeled motor vehicle).

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.

Note: "Baji," which means "older sister," is a term of respect for women in Pakistan.

In this group: Fozia, Zubaida, Tahira Bano, Allah Rakhi, Rashidan

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