Create Economic Opportunities for Pakistani Women

by KASHF Foundation

Summary

Providing collateral-free loans and savings services catering to poor women, including a general loan and an emergency loan. This project also provides business and literacy training.
$10,001
total raised
17
donors
0
monthly donors
12
years active

Challenge

Women in Pakistan face especially formidable obstacles in their search for better lives and opportunities for themselves and their children. Pursuit of economic activities that might better their conditions is constrained not only by cultural traditions but also by lack of access to even the very modest financial resources often needed for such pursuits and to training and support services that would help assure success.

Solution

KASHF will provide small loans to women to launch new income-generating activities. Through this one year project, KASHF will help village women organize themselves and provide basic business and literacy training.

Long-Term Impact

KASHF will provide loans to 60 borrowers. This will allow poor women in Pakistan to better their economic circumstances – for themselves and their families.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.kashf.org
Social and Economic Outcomes
Client Exit Survey

Organization Information

KASHF Foundation

Location: Lahore, Punjab - Pakistan
Website: http:/​/​www.kashf.org

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