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Sumaira is a 22-year-old, young and energetic woman of Rawalpindi, Pakistan. She lives with her husband. He is a mobile technician and runs his own shop. She is living in a rented house and she wants to build her own house.

Sumaira is a very experienced and skilled woman. She has been selling bed sheets and cloth for five years. She has requested a loan from Kiva’s partner BRAC Pakistan to purchase a new variety of bed sheets and cloth from other cities at a lower price and then sell it for profit. This loan could fulfill her dreams and 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

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 336
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,680,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.5
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Sumaira to purchase bed sheets to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 24, 2013
May 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014