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Abida
Abida is a 35-year-old housewife. She lives in Lahore, Pakistan. She is a mother of two children. Her husband owns a fruit shop in the market which is the only source of income for the family. He sells apples, bananas, and oranges in his shop. Presently he is interested to offer more variety to his customers which will help him to increase his net income and savings as well. However, due to the lack of funds, he finds it difficult. Therefore his wife Abida has requested a loan amount of 20,000 PKR from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan, so that she can help her husband to purchase a variety of fruit from the field and sell the fruit in the market at a profitable price. With the profit amount her husband wants to grow his business in the future. Abida is very thankful to Kiva and BRAC Pakiatan.

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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

  • $3,004
    Average annual income
  • 212
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $13,144,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.4
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

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