Mehmooda Bibi is a 58 year old, mother of four living in Bhutto colony in the out skirts of Lahore. Mehmooda has had a tough life but her resilience has helped her overcome dire poverty. Her husband’s income has not been sufficient to feed the family of eight. She ran a home based small business of selling glass bangles, parandas and henna since last few years.
The business needed investment to allow her to bring in more products for her customers. The loan from the bank allowed her to bring in new products, resulting in more customers and more income.