Success Stories

Niaz Wali

Niaz Wali is an expert cobbler (Peshawari Chapal). Along with his father he had been managing this business on credit. Due to shortage of capital/fund they were unable to purchase sufficient stock. This was resulting into continuous decline in their profits. Niaz is looking after a joint family of more than 10 members. This family


Hassan had a small easy load start-up and was living from hand to mouth. He contacted us for some financial help. Gear Intervention: We funded him and year back which led him expand his shop and business which now caters for mobile appliances as well as grocery items. He has paid off all his loans


Imran needed funds to purchase inventory of shoes for his shop. He used to buy the stock on loans and was in need for some funds. Gear Intervention: It’s been two months that he is running his supply chain on his own through funds from Gear and is very efficiently paying back his monthly instalments.


Abbasi needed a machine for his Balochi embroidery start-up which although was going well but needed a machine nevertheless. Gear Intervention: We donated him PKR 30,000 from which he bought the well needed machine for PKR 35,000. This addition of this machine not only increased the shop’s business but also opened new doors of employment


Mumtaz lost his job and it was extremely difficult for him to carry out his day to day expenses and his family’s wellbeing. Gear Intervention: Danyal, a Gear employee met Mumtaz by sheer luck. He helped us in opening a Biryani stall for Mumtaz. Mumtaz, now, by the grace of God is self-sufficient and is


Shazia is the sole bread winner of her family and was facing many issues to get herself some decent employment. Gear Intervention: We supported her and helped her opening up her small needlework start-up. She is now looking forward to expanding it. She is now an empowered woman earning halal provisions for her family.

Saleem Akhter

Saleem Akhter is blind and sits in a Suzuki with his son. He bought it on loan for 60,000 PKR and his wife teaches Quran. Gear Intervention: We helped him by paying off his loan so that he and his family can live loan free and carry on with their day to day expenses.


Sohail is a butcher living from hand to mouth. He was in desperate need of some economical leverage to keep running his shop. Gear Intervention: We bought him cattle from Memon goat. One of the animal was priced at 600 PKR. This was to help him financially and ease his economic pressure.

Fida Hussain

Fida Hussain was unemployed for about 7 months and extremely worried as he was the sole breadwinner of the family. He is the father of small kids. Gear Intervention: We donated him PKR 50,000 and he bought his own double seater rickshaw for 60,000 and now is meeting his family’s needs efficiently.

Baji’s Husband

Baji’s Husband was ill and she needed capital for his medical bills. Gear Intervention: We inserted 30,000 PKR into her business from which she purchased her vegetables and is now running her business smoothly and paying for her husband’s medical expenses.