A loan of $2,225 helped a member to buy hair oils to sell.


Shakeela's Group's story

Shakeela is 38 years old. She is a responsible mother living in the area of Lahore, Pakistan. This is her sixth loan with BRAC Pakistan. She has been taking loans as needed for her family. Shakeela belongs to a poor family, and it is very difficult for her to pay for all the household expenses with a low income.

Her husband is a hawker and sells many hair oils by bicycle. He sells mustard oil, avocado oil, castor oil, coconut oil, olive oil, rosemary oil, and safflower oil. He loudly calls in the streets to customers to offer all the hair oils for sale. He is famous for his hair oil that protects hair from falling out.

Shakeela's husband wants to buy a large quantity of hair oil to sell in order to grow his business and to overcome poverty. Shakeela requested a loan for her husband so he can buy more hair oil.

She is very impressed with this generous support. She thanks Kiva and field partner BRAC Pakistan.

Note: Shakeela is raising her hand in the given picture.

In this group: Shakeela, Bushra, Shahida, Safia, Razia, Rabia, Kiran, Sajida



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