A loan of $475 helped to purchase welding rods, iron rods, iron sheets and soldering rods to sell.


Shama's story

Shama is a 33-year-old woman. She lives in Lahore, Pakistan, with her husband and 2 children. Her husband owns a hardware shop in the market. This shop is the only source of income for his family. Shama has requested a loan amount of PKR 45,000 from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan for her husband. With the help of the loan her husband will purchase welding rods, iron rods, iron sheets and soldering rods to sell. This will help him to grow his business and to increase his net income. Shama is hopeful that the loan will be a productive one for her husband's business. She is thankful to Kiva and BRAC Pakistan.



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