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Qaisra is a 30-year-old woman living in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, with her family. Her family consists of her husband and 3 children. Qaisra has excellent embroidery skills. She provides embroidery services in her community, and all of her clients appreciate her work. Presently, she is in need of purchasing cloth, needles, lace, and a variety of stones and threads for her business. For that she has requested for a loan from Kiva's partner, BRAC Pakistan. She is currently living in a rented house, so she wishes to purchase her own house in the future. She is hopeful that the loan will be a helpful one for her family.

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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
  • 278
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $14,699,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.4
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Qaisra to purchase embroidery items like colored threads, cloth, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 29, 2013
Apr 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014