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Ms Zubaida, a 43-year-old married mother of three children. is motivated to provide for her family. She has been successfully running a small general store in her community for the last five years, offering various items and goods for everyday use. She has good communication skills and a good client list. Her husband is a salesperson in a garment shop, but earns insufficient income to support his family alone.

Zubaida wants to grow her business and so has requested a loan of PKR 30,000 to buy a stock of detergents and other grocery items such as grains, oil and flour in large quantities to meet increasing customer demand. She wishes to put part of the revenues toward her children’s education and also increase her business capital.

Additional Information

About Kashf Foundation

Kashf Foundation is one of the leading microfinance providers in Pakistan, focused on expanding financial access for poor women across the country. The organization’s economic empowerment program has grown from 913 clients in 1999 to 284,653 clients as of May 2012, with a current outstanding portfolio of US$32 million.

Kashf has trained over 227,000 clients in basic financial literacy and systemized financial education since 2010, in addition to providing training in gender justice and empowerment to over 12,500 participants since 2011. This group includes clients, their husbands and adolescent boys in their communities.

Over the past 16 years, Kashf has disbursed an estimated 2 million loans. Today, it operates in 16 districts in Punjab province and 1 district in Sindh province through a network of 157 branches. It plans to open 19 new branches to cover all four of Pakistan’s provinces.

About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 474
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,107,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.5
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Zubaida to buy a stock of detergents and other grocery items such as grains, oil and flour in large quantities.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 18, 2013
May 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014