LAHORE: Cheques of interest-free loans worth Rs1.7 million were distributed among 49 people including 27 women from Nankana Sahib district on Monday under the Ehsaas Programmes of the Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Division. The ceremony was organised by the Rural Community Development Programme (RCDP), a partner organisation of the Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF). PPAF is disbursing interest-free loans through RDCP in four union councils of Nakana Sahib district where loans worth Rs881 million have been provided so far. PPAF Programme Head Simi Kamal was the chief guest for the occasion. She claimed that PPAF was implementing the programme in more than 100 districts through 24 partner organisations across the country.
Published in The Express Tribune, September 24th, 2019.