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Safina
Safina is a 28-year-old, hardworking, married woman who lives in a remote area of Rawalpindi, Pakistan with her husband and 3 sons. For the past 4 years she and her husband have been running a crockery shop. Her husband also works in a clinic, and her elder son is also running a crockery shop in a market. Safina has requested a loan from Kiva partner BRAC Pakistan to purchase crockery items like glasses, plates, spoons, forks, etc. for her crockery shop, so that she can offer a greater variety of goods to her clients, and as a result increase her net income in the future. She dreams of opening a new shop for her other two sons. She is hopeful that her business will grow more in the future. She wants to thank all the BRAC staff for being so cooperative.

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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

  • $3,004
    Average annual income
  • 151
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $13,288,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.6
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Safina to purchase crockery items for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 30, 2013
Listed
Jun 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2014