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Parveen is a 48-year-old woman who lives in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, with her family. She is a mother of 8 children and a responsible and hardworking housewife. Her husband has a construction material supplies business. Parveen has requested a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan for her husband. With the help of the loan, her husband will purchase bricks, cement, and other construction materials and then sell them for a profit in the main market. By doing so, he is confident that he will easily increase his net income and savings for the future. Parveen is hopeful that the loan will be a productive one for her husband's business. She is very thankful to Kiva and BRAC Pakistan.

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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
  • 140
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $13,288,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.5
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Parveen to purchase construction materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 9, 2013
May 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014