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Shahida is a 25-year-old responsible and hardworking house-wife. She is a mother of two children and her husband is currently working as an auto mechanic.

Shahida and her husband have been saving money from many years to purchase a van. Her husband wants to start his own transport business. For that purpose Shahida has requested a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan. They will purchase the van and can start their own business. This could solve many of their financial problems. Shahida is very much thankful to Kiva .

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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
  • 371
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,689,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.5
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Shahida to purchase a van.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 13, 2013
Jun 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014