Her husband owns a vegetable shop that is the only source of income for his family. He purchases a variety of fresh and seasonal vegetables from the field and sells them in the main market.
Now he hired a shop for selling vegetables, and he needs to purchase vegetables for his shop. For that his wife, Abida, has requested a loan from Kiva’s partner BRAC Pakistan to help her husband to purchase vegetables. This will help him to offer more variety to his customers and to increase his net income. Abida will save the profit amount for future needs or medical expenses of her children.
Abida prays for the success of her husband’s business. She is feeling relaxed and happy after taking the loan.
Abida says thanks to Kiva and to its field partner BRAC Pakistan.
Note: Abida raises her hand in the picture.
More information about this loan
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.
This is a Group Loan
In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.
Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.
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