One of her sons goes with his father to help him in his business. Her husband owns a blacksmith shop in which he provides welding services. He also provides door to door services to his customers. Due to the increase in the price of iron, he is unable to buy sufficient welding materials such as welding rods, soldering rods, etc. to carry on his business.
To fulfill the demand of his customers and to run his enterprise he needs some capital to buy welding material. Kalsoom requested a loan from Kiva’s field partner BRAC Pakistan for her husband so that he would be able to buy material to carry on his business.
Kalsoom is very glad and thankful to Kiva and its field partner BRAC Pakistan.
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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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