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Imtiaz Alam
Mr. Imtiaz Alam is a 50 year old man. He lives in Lahore, Pakistan with his family. He is the father of 4 children. All of them are studying in a government school. He has been running a hardware shop in the market. This shop is the only source of income for the family but his income is not enough to fulfill the needs of his family. He is a very hardworking, honest and responsible shopkeeper, father and husband.

Presently he is in need of purchasing paint, pipes, PVC pipe, joints, sanitation accessories, and screw drivers to sell. He has requested a loan of 120,000Pkr from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan. This will help him to increase his net income and savings. He wishes for the successful future of his children. He is very thankful to Kiva and BRAC Pakistan.

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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
  • 429
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,128,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.3
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Imtiaz Alam to purchase a variety of products for his hardware shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 10, 2013
Apr 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014