Her husband is a cobbler by profession and his income is inadequate for their household needs. Shahnaz has requested a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan to purchase leather, soles and Rexine (artificial leather) for her husband's shop so that he can increase his income.
Shahnaz hopes that her children can live a better life in the future. She is thankful to Kiva and BRAC Pakistan for the loan.
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BRAC Pakistan focuses its work in some of the most underdeveloped parts of Pakistan, characterized by poor infrastructure and high levels of poverty. By supporting this loan, you are enabling access to finance for borrowers living in some of Pakistan's poorest areas.
About BRAC PakistanBRAC Pakistan is a subsidiary of BRAC, one of the world’s largest development organizations with a focus on microfinance and economic empowerment. It offers micro-loans designed to help small businesses, very poor clients and others, in addition to health and education services. Kiva’s flexible, zero-interest capital will enable BRAC to expand its outreach in underserved regions and to women who have had no access to microfinance services.
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