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Noor's Group
In this Group: Noor, Shakeela
Noor is 40 years old and a hardworking and diligent woman. She has three children and her husband has been running a butcher shop for 10 years. He sells fresh meat and his clients are very satisfied with his services because of which, his customer base is increasing with the passage of time.

Currently he wants to renovate his butcher shop to attract more customers. He would build one more room in his shop to add some more space as the current space is too congested. For that purpose, as a member of a two-person borrower group, Noor has requested a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan.

As this business is the only source of income for her family, this loan is very important for them. Noor would spend the profit amount on the education of her children and would make them good responsible citizens of Pakistan.

NOTE: In the picture, Noor is raising her hand.

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Pakistan

  • $3,004
    Average annual income
  • 223
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $13,733,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.5
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Noor's Group's $625 loan helped a member to expand the butcher shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 13, 2013
Listed
Jun 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2014