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Nazia is a poor but hardworking woman, aged 33, who lives in Lahore, Pakistan. Her family's living standard is low, and she would like to change that and provide her children with an education. She always focuses on how to increase her income and ways to make a living, but due to a lack of capital she is unable to achieve her plans. Her husband is the family's sole source of income, which he earns by provide sheltering services. She is requesting this loan to help her husband buy wooden planks and pillars so that he can provide More shelter. Nadia praises and thanks Kiva and its field partner 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
  • 429
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,128,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 104.6
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Nazia to buy pillars, wooden planks and shelter materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 10, 2013
Sep 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014