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Ms. Razia is a 44-year-old married woman and a mother of six children. She had a difficult time after her husband's business failure. She decided to work with her husband to support her family and provide for a better future.

Two years ago, Ms. Razia began stitching work in her home. She sews for people living near her house and uses the income to support her entire family. However, due to lack of funds she is unable to meet her customer's daily demands. She has requested a loan of Rs. 40,000 to purchase more spools of thread and packets of buttons, lace, and zippers in various colors.

Ms. Razia is in her fourth loan cycle and has a good repayment history. She dreams of providing her children with a quality education.

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

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 365
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,694,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 97.9
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Razia to purchase more spools of thread and packets of buttons, lace, and zippers in various colors.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 8, 2013
Apr 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 21, 2014