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Samina
Samina lives in Lahore, Pakistan. She is a responsible mother of two children. Her husband owns a costume jewelry shop, which provides the only source of income for the family.

Her husband wants to purchase jewelry for the shop, including bangles, necklaces, rings and bracelets. Therefore, Samina has requested a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan to purchase the jewelry for her husband's shop.

She is hopeful that the loan will be productive for the business.

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
  • 231
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $14,472,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.4
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Samina to purchase costume jewelry to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 3, 2013
Listed
May 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 17, 2014