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Sabran is a 43-year-old hardworking women living with her husband and two children in Rawalpindi Pakistan. They have three buffaloes and her husband sells buffalo milk to their neighbors and other people, which is the only source of income for their family. Sabran wants to sell milk, yogurt and butter in the market on a large scale for which the production should be increased.

Sabran is facing a very difficult time as her monthly income is insufficient to meet the household expenses. She has requested a loan from Kiva’s partner BRAC Pakistan to buy a new buffalo in order to increase the production of milk and get her monthly income increased. After getting the profit, she is planning to send her children to school. She is very hopeful that the loan will be a productive one for them. She is very thankful to Kiva and BRAC Pakistan for their support.

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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
  • 361
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,689,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.6
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Sabran to buy a buffalo.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 29, 2013
Jun 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014