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Shamshad is a 55-year-old married woman, and the mother of two. She has been running a business selling fabric for many years; she purchases a variety of fabrics from the main city, and then sells them to people in her vicinity. She has become famous for selling good quality fabric in her community.

To increase her sales, Shamshad requested a loan of PKR 35,000 from Kashf Foundation to buy a stock of fabric in different colors.

She hopes to have a good experience with this new loan, and wants to grow her business. She dreams of providing a better standard of living to her children through all her hard work in her business.

Additional Information

About Kashf Foundation

Kashf Foundation is one of the leading microfinance providers in Pakistan, focused on expanding financial access for poor women across the country. The organization’s economic empowerment program has grown from 913 clients in 1999 to 284,653 clients as of May 2012, with a current outstanding portfolio of US$32 million.

Kashf has trained over 227,000 clients in basic financial literacy and systemized financial education since 2010, in addition to providing training in gender justice and empowerment to over 12,500 participants since 2011. This group includes clients, their husbands and adolescent boys in their communities.

Over the past 16 years, Kashf has disbursed an estimated 2 million loans. Today, it operates in 16 districts in Punjab province and 1 district in Sindh province through a network of 157 branches. It plans to open 19 new branches to cover all four of Pakistan’s provinces.

About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 334
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,680,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 99.0
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Shamshad to buy a stock of fabric in different colors.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 13, 2013
Jul 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014