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Total loan: $575

Saba

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Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan / Transportation

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A loan helped to buy new rickshaw tires for her husband's transportation services.


Saba's story

Saba lives in Lahore. She is 35, married and is the mother of four school-going children. Her husband is a rickshaw driver by profession. He provides transportation services locally. He is a loving and responsible father as well. He is the sole earner in the family so he has to bear all the financial burden of the family. He works really hard to make ends meet.

Currently his rickshaw tires need to be replaced with new ones as they have deteriorated due to constant driving. This has affected his income as well - he is short of money to buy new tires. Therefore Saba has requested a loan to help her husband through BRAC Pakistan, a Kiva partner.

Though they have low income, Saba's husband is satisfied and content to be able to earn their living and is looking forward to more opportunities to raise more income. He plans to save money to buy a new rickshaw to rent out in the future.