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Ameena is a housewife. She is requesting a loan from Kiva's partner, BRAC Pakistan, for her husband who has a embroidery shop business. In his shop, he sells a variety of threads, precious stones, needles, beads, buttons, and laces. His customers really like the variety of his shop. His products are in great demand in the area.

Presently, Ameena's husband needs to purchase threads and laces. However, due to lack of finances, he is facing a problem. Therefore, Ameena has asked for a loan to help her husband.

With the profits expected from this loan, her husband intends to expand his business. Ameena gives thanks to the BRAC Pakistan staff and Kiva lenders for their kindness and mercy.

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
  • 436
    View loans »
    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,125,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.6
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Ameena to purchase threads and laces for her husband's embroidery business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 10, 2013
Jun 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014