Livestock
The rural population in Pakistan is partially dependent upon economical returns from livestock, therefore, animal husbandry is one of the major source of economy of the rural households. Hence, the number of livestock with-in the household serves two purposes; (a) Asset base (b) Financial Security, that too in normal/difficult times. Thardeep Microfinance Foundation offers loan for livestock buying and fattening, engaging small farmers who have experience of rearing small/large animals for economic returns.