She belongs to a very poor family. Her husband owns a fruit shop in the market, which is the only source of income for the family. He sells apples, bananas and oranges in his shop.
Currently, he is interested in offering more variety to his customers, which will help him to increase his net income and savings as well. However, due to the lack of funds, he finds it difficult. Therefore, his wife, Mariam, has requested a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan so that she can help her husband to purchase a variety of fruits from the field and sell them in the market at a profitable price.
With the profits expected from this loan, he intends to purchase a refrigerator for preserving food. Mariam is very thankful to Kiva and BRAC Pakiatan.
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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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