A loan of $1,525 helped to purchase wood for manufacturing furniture.


Shafiq's story

Shafiq is a 38 year old man. He lives in Lahore, Pakistan. He is a father of 6 children. He owns a furniture shop in the market which is the only source of income for the family. He sells chairs, tables, and beds in his shop. Presently he is interested in offering more variety to his customers. This will help him increase his net income and savings as well. However, due to the lack of expenses he finds it difficult. Therefore he has requested for a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan, so that he can purchase wood for manufacturing furniture. With the profit amount he wants to grow his business in the future. He is very thankful to Kiva and BRAC Pakistan.



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