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Shamshad
Shamshad is an active woman with five children. Her husband has excellent embroidery skills, and she sells embroidered products in the market. This business is the only source of income for his family. His business is doing well, and the demand for the embroidered products is increasing day by day. Shamshad has applied for a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan to buy a variety of embroidery products, such as fabric and packets of thread in a variety of colors, for her husband's business. She is hopeful that the loan will be helpful for the growth of her husband's business. Shamshad is 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

  • $3,004
    Average annual income
  • 152
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $13,470,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.5
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Shamshad to buy a variety of embroidery products, such as fabric and packets of thread in a variety of colors, for her husband's business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 24, 2013
Listed
Jun 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2014