A loan helped to buy a new stitching machine along with colorful threads, cloths, buttons and needles.


Kousar's story

Kousar is a 39-year-old married woman. She has six children, and lives in the town of Gujranwala, Pakistan. She is striving hard to support her children by providing food, education and healthcare. She is very familiar with stitching techniques, and is famous for her designing as well. She learned these skills from a vocational training institute.

Currently, she is requesting a loan to buy a new stitching machine, along with some colorful threads, cloths, buttons and needles from JWS Pakistan. This would help her meet the demands of her customers in an efficient manner. She hopes to grow her business, and dreams of providing a better standard of living for her children.

She is grateful to Kiva and JWS Pakistan.


This loan is special because:

It helps women entrepreneurs grow their small businesses.



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