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Ghulam is 45-year-old man. He lives in Lahore, Pakistan with his family. He has been selling shoe boxes for many years. This business is very productive for his family, therefore he is interested to grow his business. For that he has requested a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan to purchase cardboard and glue for making shoe boxes. Ghulam wants to reconstruct his house, with the profits because the condition of his house is very poor.

He hopes that the loan amount will helpful for his business growth. 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
  • 335
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,680,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.4
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Ghulam to purchase cardboard and glue for making shoe boxes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 6, 2013
May 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014