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Sadaf is a 26-year-old woman living in Rawalpindi, Pakistan with her spouse. Since 2009, her husband has been running a small vegetable shop. This is the only source of income for their family. Due to the increase in the demand of the customers, Sadaf has requested a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan for the expansion of her husband's shop. With the loan investment, her husband can buy a variety of fresh vegetables that will allow him to offer more varieties to his clients and increase his sales and income. He would also build one more room to add some more space to his shop. Her husband is a very hardworking and honest man and is confident about his family’s bright future.

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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
  • 209
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $13,144,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 99.0
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Sadaf to purchase fresh vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 17, 2013
Jun 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014