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Nazmeen's Group
In this Group: Nazmeen, Gulfam, Rifhat, Makhree, Naeed
Nazmeen lives in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, with her family. She is the mother of two sons and a daughter. Her husband owns a small general store near the family house. In his store, he sells such general merchandise as biscuits, milk, candies, cold drinks, and chips.

Currently, Nazmeen's husband is in need of purchasing a variety of products for his store, such as ice cream, biscuits, chips, and cold drinks. For this purpose, his wife has requested a loan from Kiva partner BRAC Pakistan. This will help her husband to increase his net income and savings and better support the family.

They are both very thankful to Kiva lenders.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

BRAC Pakistan focuses its work in some of the most underdeveloped parts of Pakistan, characterized by poor infrastructure and high levels of poverty. By supporting this loan, you are enabling access to finance for borrowers living in some of Pakistan's poorest areas.

About BRAC Pakistan

BRAC Pakistan is a subsidiary of BRAC, one of the world’s largest development organizations with a focus on microfinance and economic empowerment. It offers micro-loans designed to help small businesses, very poor clients and others, in addition to health and education services. Kiva’s flexible, zero-interest capital will enable BRAC to expand its outreach in underserved regions and to women who have had no access to microfinance services.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 474
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,107,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 97.7
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Nazmeen's Group's $1,075 loan helped a member to purchase a variety of products for her husband's general store, such as ice cream, biscuits, chips, and cold drinks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 18, 2013
Jan 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013