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Mr. Akram is running a small hotel in the area of Lahore, Pakistan. This hotel is the only source of income for his family. He is a father of four children and all of them are students.

Mr. Akram has requested for a loan amount of 100,000 PKR from Kiva partner BRAC Pakistan to purchase variety of products for his hotel. With the loan amount he will purchase flour, sugar, oil, pulses, rice, and variety of vegetables.

He is hopeful that the loan will bring out positive changes in his family's life.

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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.

About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 280
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $14,693,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 97.8
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Akram to purchase flour, sugar, oil, pulses, rice, and variety of vegetables for a hotel business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 14, 2013
Feb 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014