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Rehana is 39 years old and is a housewife. She lives in Lahore, Pakistan. She is the mother of five children.

Rehana's husband owns a spare parts shop in the market, which is the only source of income for the family. Presently he is interested in offering more variety to his customers, which will help him to increase his net income and savings as well. However, due to the lack of expenses he finds it difficult. Therefore, Rehana has requested a loan from Kiva's partner, BRAC Pakistan, so that she can help her husband to purchase a variety of motorbike spare parts to sell in the market at profitable price. With the profits, her husband wants to grow his business in the future. Rehana 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

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 445
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,084,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.5
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Rehana to purchase a variety of spare parts for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 14, 2013
May 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014