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Surriya's Group
In this Group: Surriya, Uzma, Farhat
Surriya lives in Lahore, Pakistan with her family. She is a responsible mother of two children and a member of a three person lending group.

She has requested a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan for her husband. He owns a chicken shop in the market; this shop is the only income for the family.

Presently he is in need of purchasing chicken from the poultry farm to continue his work. However due to lack of finances, he finds it difficult. Therefore, his wife has requested a loan to help her husband continue his work.

Surriya hopes that the loan will be a productive one for her husband. She dreams of providing a quality education to their children.

She is thankful to Kiva and BRAC Pakistan.

Note: In the picture, Surriya raises her hand.

Additional Information

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 276
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $14,714,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 108.3
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Surriya's Group's $700 loan helped a member to purchase chicken to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 27, 2013
Listed
Dec 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 17, 2014