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Abdul is 33 years old, married and the father of four children. He adores his family and works closely with his wife to pay all their many expenses so that his family can have a good and respectable life. Abdul started his own business providing electronic goods five years ago. He has a fair number of customers. He is requesting a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan to increase his supply of electronic goods so that he can respond quickly to customer's needs. With the help of this loan, he will purchase ceiling fans, TVs, and washing machines to sell at a profitable price. He plans to expand his business with the additional income he earns.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is part of BRAC Pakistan's effort to provide credit to entrepreneurs seeking to expand their small businesses. These are individuals who have limited access to loans because their requests are too large for typical microfinance, and they lack the collateral to borrow from commercial banks. By funding this loan, you will enable a small business owner to provide new services and create new employment opportunities.

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
  • 337
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,677,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.5
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Abdul to purchase ceiling fans, TVs, and washing machines to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 20, 2013
May 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014