She belongs to a poor family. Her husband’s income is very poor so she decided to start embroidery work at home. She had been learning this art in her childhood and now she adopted it for her occupation.
She enabled herself to be independent and earn sufficient income. She requested a loan from Kiva’s field partner BRAC Pakistan to purchase a stock of thread, silk, fancy, sequins, and pearls of various colours. She hopes that this loan will prove beneficial for her and for her family. Shamshad is very thankful to Kiva and BRAC Pakistan.
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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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