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Bushra is a 30-year-old married woman. She has been successfully running a small general store with her husband (who is also shown in the photo) for the last two years. She offers various goods for daily use. She has good communication skills and counts on a good client list.

Her husband also assists her in purchasing stocks of good from the market. She is a mother of 6 children, and is motivated to provide for her family. As she wants to grow her business, she requested a loan of PKR 30,000 to buy a stock of rice, sugar, and flour from the market at lower rates. She then would be able to meet the increasing demand consistently.

She wishes to utilize part of revenues to deal with personal expenses and increase business capital. She is in her 3rd loan cycle with good repayment history.

Additional Information

About Kashf Foundation

Kashf Foundation is one of the leading microfinance providers in Pakistan, focused on expanding financial access for poor women across the country. The organization’s economic empowerment program has grown from 913 clients in 1999 to 284,653 clients as of May 2012, with a current outstanding portfolio of US$32 million.

Kashf has trained over 227,000 clients in basic financial literacy and systemized financial education since 2010, in addition to providing training in gender justice and empowerment to over 12,500 participants since 2011. This group includes clients, their husbands and adolescent boys in their communities.

Over the past 16 years, Kashf has disbursed an estimated 2 million loans. Today, it operates in 16 districts in Punjab province and 1 district in Sindh province through a network of 157 branches. It plans to open 19 new branches to cover all four of Pakistan’s provinces.

About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 278
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $14,700,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 106.1
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Bushra to buy a stock of rice, sugar, and flour.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 30, 2013
Oct 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 25, 2014