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Zahida
Ms. Zahida is a 47-year-old married woman and a mother of two. Zahida is motivated to provide for her family.

She has been running a small general store in her community for many years. She offers a variety of grocery items at a reasonable price. She has retained many customers who regularly shop at her store. To expand her business, she is requesting a loan of 20,000 PKR, which she will use to buy rice and flour from the market at lower rates. She says that only then can she meet the increasing demand consistently. She wishes to utilize part of her revenues for personal expenses and to increase her business capital.

Additional Information

About Kashf Foundation

Kashf Foundation is one of the leading microfinance providers in Pakistan, focused on expanding financial access for poor women across the country. The organization’s economic empowerment program has grown from 913 clients in 1999 to 284,653 clients as of May 2012, with a current outstanding portfolio of US$32 million.

Kashf has trained over 227,000 clients in basic financial literacy and systemized financial education since 2010, in addition to providing training in gender justice and empowerment to over 12,500 participants since 2011. This group includes clients, their husbands and adolescent boys in their communities.

Over the past 16 years, Kashf has disbursed an estimated 2 million loans. Today, it operates in 16 districts in Punjab province and 1 district in Sindh province through a network of 157 branches. It plans to open 19 new branches to cover all four of Pakistan’s provinces.

About Pakistan

  • $3,004
    Average annual income
  • 221
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $13,670,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 96.0
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $225 helped Zahida to buy rice and flour from the market at lower rates.
99% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 7, 2012
Listed
Dec 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 17, 2013