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Sabeeha is a 40-year-old hardworking woman. She is living in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, along with her husband and 5 children. Her children are currently studying in schools and there are huge educational expenses for their studies.

Her husband is working in a welding shop. Sabeeha has requested a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan. Her husband would purchase a new welding machine and some welding material like rods and chemicals, etc. His income would be increased in this way and many of their financial problems would be solved.

Sabeeha is very 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
  • 360
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,731,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.4
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Sabeeha to purchase a welding machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 7, 2013
May 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014