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Gulfam is a 54-years-old hardworking and diligent woman. She is living in Rawalpindi, Pakistan along her husband and their 6 children. Her husband has been running a tire shop for the past 15 years. Gulfam has requested a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan. Her husband will purchase new tires for sale, and this would increase his net income and savings. Gulfam is very thankful to Kiva and BRAC Pakistan.

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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
  • 353
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,690,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.6
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Gulfam to purchase new tires.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 10, 2013
Jun 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014