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Abida is a 43-years old married woman, living in the area of Lahore, Pakistan. She has requested a loan for her husband. Her husband owns a snooker club, in which he has placed 3 to 4 snooker tables, to offer for his customers to play. One of those tables has been depreciating for a long time and now it is fully damaged. Its cloth has been torn and the balls have lost their colors. This loss affects his daily income. He wants to buy a new snooker table but does not have the capacity to purchase it. Abida has requested a loan so that her husband could buy a new snooker table and could run his club smoothly. Abida is very happy after taking this loan and very thankful to Kiva and its field partner.

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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
  • 362
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,694,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 101.9
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Abida to buy a snooker table for snooker club.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 31, 2013
Aug 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014