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Kiran is 30 years old and married with two children. Her husband works in a woodshop. For about the past 15 years, Kiran has been running her own beauty shop. She is a hardworking and diligent woman. Since she was a child, Kiran has completed various beautician courses and she is an excellent beautician by profession. She is a very skilled and independent woman and she helps her husband by running her own business. Kiran spends all of the income generated from her business on her children's education so that they can have a bright future.

Kiran is requesting a loan through the Kiva partner BRAC Pakistan to expand her business and add some more space to her salon. Her clients are increasing day by day and her current space is too congested. Kiran will also use her loan to purchase some cosmetic products such as lipsticks, facial scrubs, and new hair stylers. Her loan will help her to fulfill her dreams.

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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
  • 358
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,695,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.4
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Kiran to expand her beauty salon and buy cosmetics.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 28, 2013
Jun 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014