A loan of $1,225 helped a member to buy used mobile phones to sell.


Abida Abdul Majeed Group's story

Abida baji is a citizen of a city named Lahore, Pakistan. Lahore city is famous for its historical places and Punjabi foods. Abida baji is married to A. M. who runs a mobile phone shop where he sells used mobile phones at cheap rates. Abida baji is the mother of eight kids: seven daughters and one son. All of her kids are enrolled in a local school located near to the house. Abida baji operates a sewing clothes business. She sews clothes to meet the financial expenses of her house so that her husband can relax and concentrate on work. Abida baji successfully repaid her three loans from Asasah (a microfinance institute of Pakistan). Now she is applying for the fourth time to buy mobile phones for her husband’s shop.

She is the group leader of four other women from her locality. Shamim baji wants a loan to buy clothes for her clothes-selling business. Rubina baji wants a loan to buy sanitary supplies (taps and pipes) to sell. Razia baji wants a loan to buy seasonal vegetables to sell. Anwari baji wants a loan to buy wood to sell.

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: Abida, Shamim , Rubina , Razia , Anwari


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