Riffat is a 42-year-old married woman and the mother of 4 children. She has been running a business selling clothing for many years. She buys a variety of clothes from the main city and then sells them to the people of her neighborhood. She has become famous for selling good quality clothes in her community. Riffat applied for a loan from Kiva’s field partner BRAC Pakistan to buy a stock of different clothes for the summer season, taking into account the choices and tastes of her customers. As a result, she will be able to earn more income through her increased sales. She hopes to have a good experience with this new loan and wants to grow her business. She dreams of giving a good quality education to her children through all her hard efforts in her business.
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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 Pakistan
BRAC 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.