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Rafique
Rafique is a hardworking tailor by profession. He lives in Lahore, Pakistan, with his family. He is 41 years old and the father of 5 children. He desires to set aside enough savings to pay for the higher education and marriage expenses of his children.

Rafique has requested a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan to purchase a sewing machine to stitch up more dresses. He is hopeful that by purchasing one more machine he will be able to fulfill his customers' demands more professionally and increase his net income and savings. He is 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
  • 251
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $14,728,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.5
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Rafique to purchase a sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 22, 2013
Listed
May 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2014