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Total loan: $200
Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan / Agriculture
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A loan helped to purchase two more goats.
Maroof is a 59-year-old married woman and mother of ten children. For the past 15 years, she has been in the business of selling the vegetables she purchases from the market. She provides a valuable service in her community by selling vegetables to many of her neighbors, as well as different kinds. She also purchases goats and sheep, and sells them at the festival of Eid-ul-Azha. Her sons help her with her business, as does her husband, who is a school teacher. Maroof is in her 2nd loan cycle, and has a strong association with BRAC Pakistan. She has requested a loan of PKR 20,000 to purchase two more goats for next year to increase the income. She wishes to use part of the revenue for her children’s education.