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Mr. Yaqoob is a 53-year-old hardworking man. He lives in Lahore, Pakistan with his family. His family consists of 7 daughters and his wife. He has been running a sanitary and electrical goods shop in the market. This shop is the only source of income for the family.

He has requested the loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan to purchase water pipes, pvc pipes, sockets, elbows, joints, switches, and cables to sell. He hopes that he will get a good amount of profit with the help of this loan amount.

With the profit he wants to save capital for the marriages of his daughters. He 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
  • 370
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,689,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.5
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Yaqoob to purchase a variety of pipes, sockets, elbows, joints, switches, and cables to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 23, 2013
May 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014