Her husband is a government employee, but his income is insufficient to meet the household expenses. Both of her children are studying in government schools.
Asia is an efficient beautician by profession. Since 2010, she has been operating her own beauty salon. Currently, the beauty stock of the salon is almost gone, so Asia wants to purchase cosmetic products to continue her business. She has requested for a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan to purchase beauty products like facial creams, lipsticks, scrubs, makeup kits, hair colors, and other products. She would also buy some new chairs for her salon.
She will pay the installments on the loan, and school fees for her children with the profits. She dreams of living a happy, healthy, and peaceful life with her family. She is very thankful to Kiva and BRAC Pakistan for their support.
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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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