A loan of $1,250 helped a member to repair an auto-rickshaw (a local three-wheeled motor vehicle).

Bushra Razaq Razaq Ahmad Group's story

Bushra R. baji is a 36-year-old married lady and a citizen of a city named Lahore in Pakistan for the past 14 years. Her husband, R. A., has been an auto-rickshaw (a local three-wheeled motor vehicle) driver for the past five years. Bushra baji is the mother of five kids: three sons and two daughters. All of her kids are getting an education from a school located near the house.

Bushra baji operates a clothes-sewing business. She charges $2 per dress. Mostly her customers are her neighbors. She successfully repaid her two loans from Kiva's partner Asasah (a microfinance institute of Pakistan). Now she is applying again for a loan to repair her husband’s auto-rickshaw.

Bushra baji is the group leader of another four women from her area. Shahnaz begum baji wants a loan to buy ready-made garments to sell. Farzana baji wants a loan to buy furniture for her tuition (tutoring) center. Fozia baji wants a loan to buy scrap for her scrap business. Abida parveen baji wants a loan to buy material (lentils, cooking oil and spices) for her food-selling business.

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: Bushra Razaq, Shahnaz Begum , Farzana , Fozia , Abida Parveen

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