A loan of $425 helped to purchase rare gemstones.


Samina's story

Samina is a 36-year-old hardworking and diligent woman. She is living in Rawalpindi, Pakistan along with her husband and five children. Her husband has been running a business selling gemstones for four years. He has a shop in the main market of the city. Samina has requested a loan from Kiva’s partner BRAC Pakistan. With the loan, her husband wants to purchase a new variety of rare gemstones. This will attract more customers and his sales will increase. After getting the profit, Samina will pay the installments of the loan and save some money for the marriage of her children.



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