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Since 2010, Younus has been selling polythene bags in the area of Lahore, Pakistan. He is a very hardworking and honest man. He works 13 hours a day. His parents have grown old and he is the only person who looks after them. This shop is the only source of income for his family so he wants to grow his business.

He has requested a loan amount of 100,000 PKR from BRAC Pakistan to purchase polythene bags and plastic boxes to sell. He wishes to send his parents for haj (pilgrimage). He has a strong belief that he will be a successful person one day.

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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
  • 277
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $14,714,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.4
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Younus to purchase polythene bags and plastic boxes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 5, 2013
Apr 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014