Her husband is a carpenter, and he has been running a wood shop for 20 years, which is the only source of income for their family. All of her sons are very hardworking and help their father in his business a lot.
Rasheeda has requested a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan. Rasheeda will use her portion to help her husband in purchasing a wood machine and some wood material for his shop. As they have no other source of income, with the help of this loan, her husband will be able to continue his business, and with the net profit he will open a new shop for his son.
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BRAC Pakistan focuses its work in some of the most underdeveloped parts of Pakistan, characterized by poor infrastructure and high levels of poverty. By supporting this loan, you are enabling access to finance for borrowers living in some of Pakistan's poorest areas.
About BRAC PakistanBRAC Pakistan is a subsidiary of BRAC, one of the world’s largest development organizations with a focus on microfinance and economic empowerment. It offers micro-loans designed to help small businesses, very poor clients and others, in addition to health and education services. Kiva’s flexible, zero-interest capital will enable BRAC to expand its outreach in underserved regions and to women who have had no access to microfinance services.
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