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Zahida is a 31-year-old woman. She lives in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, with her family. She is a mother of five children and a responsible and hardworking housewife.

Her husband is doing the business of construction supplies. Zahida has requested a loan from Kiva's partner, BRAC Pakistan, for her husband. With the help of loan, her husband will purchase bricks, cement and other construction material and then sell it for a profitable amount in the main market. By doing so, he will easily increase his net income and savings for the future.

Zahida is hopeful that the loan will be productive one for her husband's business. She is very thankful to Kiva and BRAC Pakistan.

Additional Information

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
  • 433
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,128,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.5
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Zahida to purchase construction supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 7, 2013
Jun 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014