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Humaira
Humaira is a 22-year-old married woman, living in the area of Lahore, Pakistan. She is the mother of one daughter.

Her husband has recently established a gas station in which he sells liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) to rickshaw drivers. Previously, he has not had any proper work to earn income for his family. In his area lot of people drive auto rickshaws and there is lot of demand for fuel, so he decided to open a gas station so that he could earn maximum profit. This strategy became the cause of establishment of gas station in no time. He started this business with very low capital and does not have sufficient amount to buy more LPG cylinders to fulfill the demand. Due to the rapid increase in the demand for LPG, Humaira's husband wants to buy more gas cylinders so that he can easily fulfill this demand.

Humaira wants her husband to establish his business well, so that she can make some savings to ensure the secure future of her children. Humaira is very pleased about this cooperation and very thankful to the Kiva and its field partner 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
  • 153
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $13,462,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 102.2
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Humaira to buy LPG gas cylinder for gas station.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 7, 2013
Listed
Aug 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 17, 2014