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Mrs. Rubina is 56 years old. She is a mother of three children and she lives in the area of Lahore, Pakistan with her family.

For more than 19 years her husband has been running his own store where he sells a variety of cooking oils. This shop is the only source of income for the family therefore he wants to increase his business.

Mrs. Rubina is asking for a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan for her husband. Her husband will invest the loan amount in the purchase of a variety of cooking oils such as olive oil, soya bean oil, etc. This will allow her to elevate their level of income.

Mrs. Rubina wants to use the profit for the better education of her children. She is thankful to Kiva and BRAC Pakistan.

Additional Information

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
  • 276
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $14,699,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.5
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Rubina to purchase a variety of cooking oils to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 11, 2013
May 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014