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A loan of $250 helped to purchase a variety of colorful stones and beads.


Shamshad's story

Shamshad is 35 years old, a hard-working woman. She lives in Lahore, Pakistan with her family. Her husband is the only earning person in the family. He owns a shop for stones and beads that are used in jewellery-making and embroidered dresses.

Her husband needs funds to purchase stones and beads from various areas to sell at a profitable price at his shop. As he doesn't have savings to purchase the needful things, his wife, Shamshad, has requested a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan to help her husband. He will use the loan amount to purchase a variety of colorful stones and beads.

Shamshad hopes that the loan will be helpful for her husband's work. She is a responsible mother of four children and her biggest dream is to provide quality education to her children. She prays a lot for the success of her husband's business and for the bright future of her children.



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