Total loan: $300


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Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan / Transportation

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A loan helped to buy new rickshaw body for her husband so he can start driving and can start generating income.

Kalsoom's story

Kalsoom is a thirty-five year old woman, living with her three children and spouse in the area of Lahore, Pakistan. She is pictured with her husband.

He is a driver by profession and provides transportation services by using a three wheeled auto rickshaw. With the help of savings, he has purchased a used auto rickshaw. Its engine quality is good but the body is fully damaged. He does not have absufficient amount to buy a new body and seat covers. He wants to start driving but is looking for a lump sum amount to buy a rickshaw body. Therefore, Kalsoom has requested a loan for her husband so he can buy a new rickshaw body and can drive the rickshaw smoothly. She hopes that now he can be able to generate more income. She is very happy after receiving this loan; she thanks to Kiva and field partner BRAC Pakistan.