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Parveen is a 37 year-old responsible and hardworking housewife. She is a mother of five children and her husband is currently working as an auto mechanic. Parveen and her husband have been saving money for many years to purchase a van. Her husband wants to start his own transport business. For that purpose, Parveen has requested a loan from Kiva's partner, BRAC Pakistan. They would purchase the van and be able to start their own business. This could solve many of their financial problems. Parveen is very much thankful to Kiva

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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
  • 98.9
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Parveen to start a transport business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 20, 2013
Jun 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014