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Kubra is from a beautiful city in Pakistan. She is the age of 42, she has a life partner, mother of 6 children, one school-aged child and one of whom goes with his father over building material and sheltering shop. Kubra is a friendly, hard-working, and honorable person, which she has shown through her six previous loans with BRAC. These loans have imposed a major impact on her family because they have helped her to improve the business. Her husband owns a construction materials shop in which he sells cement, bricks, sand, concrete and provides sheltering services also.

Therefore, she requested a loan for her husband, he will use this new loan to buy sheltering materials because they became damaged and useless. She would like to say thank to Kiva for this support since it is enabling her to improve her home.

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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 Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 272
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $14,717,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 103.4
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Kubra to buy sheltering material such as wooden pillars and boards.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 20, 2013
Sep 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014