Her one son helps his father in manufacturing wooden tables and chairs. All of her family members are doing jobs to meet their daily expenses and household expenses. Due to a lot of daily expenses, her husband is unable to buy new inventory to carry on his business. Therefore, Samsad requested a loan from Kiva’s field partner BRAC Pakistan, so that her husband could buy casual inventories to carry on his enterprise.
Samsad has grown old and does not see any resources in old age. It is her dream to pass her life with peace and joys; she hopes that through the profit amount, she will able to increase her savings to feed herself in old age.
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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.
This is a Group Loan
In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.
Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.
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