A loan of $825 helped a member to buy supplies for a barber shop.


Fatima Akhtar Hussain Group's story

Fatima baji, the wife of A. H., has lived in Riwind, Pakistan for the past 12 years. She is the mother of two sons who are in kindergarten. Faima baji’s husband runs a barber shop where he cuts hair and shaves. Fatima baji is applying for a loan to buy razors and scissors for her husband’s barber shop.

She is a the leader of a group of women in her locality. Khursheeda baji and Nasira baji each want a loan to buy a buffalo for their milk-selling businesses. Nusrat baji wants a loan to buy a sewing machine to sew clothes.

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: Fatima , Khursheeda , Nasira , Nusrat
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