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Shaista
Shaista is an active woman with five children. Her husband has excellent embroidery skills and he 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 of his embroidered products is increasing day by day. Shaista has requested a loan from Kiva's partner, BRAC Pakistan, to purchase a variety of embroidery materials, like fabric and packs 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. Shaista 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

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 210
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $14,459,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.5
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Shaista to purchase variety of embroidery materials, like fabric and packs of thread in a variety of colors, for her husband's business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 24, 2013
Listed
Jun 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 16, 2014