A loan of $225 helped to purchase rare gem stones.


Sobia's story

Sobia, 29, is a hardworking and diligent woman. She lives in Rawalpindi, Pakistan along her husband and 2 children. Her husband has run a business selling gem stone for 3 years. He has a shop in the market. Sobia has requested a loan from Kiva’s partner BRAC Pakistan.

With the loan, her husband wants to purchase a new variety of rare gem stones. This will attract more customers and increase his sales. After getting the profit, Sobia will pay the installments of the loan and save some money for the marriage of her children.



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