A loan helped to buy threads, fancy cloth, sequins and pearls for her wedding dress embroidery business.

Qalsoom's story

Qalsoom is a 55-year-old lady, living with her spouse and four children near Muzafargarh, Pakistan. Qalsoom has been running an embroidery business for seven years to meet household expenses. They live in their own house made of brick that has drinking water, electricity, and plumbing.

Qalsoom's embroidery business is very famous in the area, and that is the reason her business runs well. Due to good relations her business has increased. Qalsoom wants to meet the demand for bridal dresses. That is why she wants to buy thread, fancy cloth, sequins, and pearls of various colors in advance, to have in stock. She requires some capital to buy the desired items but does not have sufficient cash on hand. The challenge Qalsoom is facing is to have sufficient capital to run the business and to be able support her family.

Therefore, Qalsoom humbly requested a loan from BRAC Pakistan. Through this loan, she will be able to buy the thread, fancy cloth, sequins, and pearls of various colors that she needs.

Qalsoom and her family will be thankful to KIVA, its lenders and field partner BRAC Pakistan for helping them by funding this loan to improve their living standard.

This loan is special because:

It provides financial services in some of the poorest parts of Pakistan.

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