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May 25, 2016 6:55 PM ET

Archived: Pakistan – A loan of $350 helps Shabana Kousar to purchase raw materials like a variety of threads, needles and cloth.

iCrowdNewswire - May 25, 2016

Shabana Kousar

Hafizabad, Pakistan Services | Tailoring
Shabana Kousar
Shabana Kousar is a 36-year-old independent lady. She lives in her own house with 6 children and her husband. She belongs to a poor family and her husband is a labourer by profession. She runs a small cloth shop in her community where she sells ladies suits and baby garments etc.

She has requested a loan of 35,000 PKR from Kiva’s field partner JWS. This loan enables her to purchase a variety of cloths for the summer season. She hopes to increase the cloth variety in her shop with the profit amount.

She is grateful to Kiva and JWS and is committed to make her repayments timely.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan will be used to provide working capital loans to low income women micro-entrepreneurs, enabling them to pursue business opportunities and improve their livelihoods. By supporting this loan you are helping deepen financial access for women entrepreneurs that have difficulties accessing financing from traditional financial sources.

About Jinnah Welfare Society:

In Pakistan, 58.7 million people earn less than $1.25 per day. Poverty is widespread in the country and is predominantly a rural phenomenon. Jinnah Welfare Society (JWS) is a non-profit social development organization that aims to increase the income of impoverished rural communities by delivering cost effective financial services.

About 75% of Pakistan’s population is linked directly or indirectly to agriculture. JWS provides loans to farmers for the purchase of agricultural inputs such as seeds, fertilizers, and pesticides, on terms that are fair and affordable to small farmers.

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Shabana Kousar

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