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Nargis, age 30, is a housewife. She adores her family, and her husband works very hard so that his family can have a good and respectable life. Her husband manufactures plastic bottles by molding plastic. This business is the only source of income for the family. He wants to purchase plastic to increase the supply of plastic bottles.

Nargis is requesting a loan from Kiva partner BRAC Pakistan to help her husband's business. With the profits expected from this loan, he intends to invest in household needs. Nargis hopes that the loan will be helpful for her husband's business. She is thankful to Kiva lenders and to BRAC Pakistan.

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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
  • 455
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,084,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 100.5
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Nargis to purchase plastic to manufacture plastic bottles.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 28, 2013
Jul 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014