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Bashiran, age 40, is a married woman.

She is a hardworking mother who is helping her family by providing tailoring services in her community. She owns a small garments factory in which she planted three machines. She offers work in her factory to the poor and needy ladies of her area. She has lot of work pending completion, but she does not have more employees or sewing machines.

To help her continue the operation of her business, she has requested a loan to buy two new sewing machines and some packs of zippers and buttons to meet the increasing demand. In this way, she will fulfill the demands, earn maximum profits, and be able to provide employment to the needy women.

In addition to repaying the loan, she will use part of the revenues to pay for personal expenses. Bashiran is very thankful to Kiva and it's 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

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 250
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $14,728,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 106.9
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,425 helped Bashiran to buy two sewing machines and some packs of zippers, cloths, spools, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 22, 2013
Nov 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014