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Rifat is a 29-year-old independent woman. Her husband is a government employee but they are facing many problems in life due to his low salary. Rifat has been helping her husband by successfully running a tuition centre in her home for two years. Rifat has requested a loan from Kiva’s partner BRAC Pakistan. She wants to purchase chairs and some required furniture for her tuition centre. She wants to construct one more room for her tuition centre as current space is very congested. In this way, she can teach more children and her monthly income could be increased. She would save the profit for a future purpose. She is very hopeful that the loan will be a productive one for her.

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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
  • 282
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $14,693,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.5
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Rifat to purchase furniture for her tuition centre.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 14, 2013
Jun 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014