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Shehnaz
Shehnaz is a 53-year-old married woman and a mother of two children. She adores her family and her husband works very hard so that his family can have a good and respectable life. Her husband is a welder by profession. His net income is inadequate to meet the family needs. He needs welding materials for his work.

Shehnaz is requesting a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan for her husband. He will use the loan amount to increase his supply of welding products including iron rods, iron sheet, soldering rods and welding rods, so that he can respond quickly to customer needs. He plans to expand his business with the additional income he earns. Shehnaz hopes that the loan will be helpful for her husband's business. She is thankful to Kiva and BRAC Pakistan.

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More information about this loan

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
  • 157
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $13,425,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 100.5
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Shehnaz to purchase iron rods, iron sheet, soldering rods, welding rods for her husband's welding business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 15, 2013
Listed
Jul 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2014