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Nazia is a 27-year-old woman. She lives in Lahore, Pakistan. She is the responsible mother of six children. Her husband is a rickshaw driver by profession. For many days, his rickshaw has not been running properly, and he has been unable to generate any income. He wants to repair it as soon as possible. However, because of a lack of money, he finds it difficult to cover the cost of the repairs. So Nazia has applied for for a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan to help her husband cover the costs. This will help him to continue his business. Nazia is very thankful to Kiva.

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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
  • 335
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,685,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.4
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Nazia to cover the cost of repairing her husband’s rickshaw.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 3, 2013
May 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014