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Naheed, a 39-year-old married woman, lives with her husband and two children in the area of Lahore, Pakistan.

Her husband is a rickshaw driver by profession and drives rickshaw in Lahore city, which is a very populated area. Few days ago he got into a road accident; he was looking for the passenger standing beside the road, and a speedy car hit the rickshaw from behind. He did not get hurt, but the rickshaw body got seriously damaged and needs to be replaced with a new one. Her husband has some savings, but is short of finances to buy a new body for the auto rickshaw.

Therefore, Naheed requested a loan from Kiva’s field partner BRAC Pakistan, so that her husband would be able to buy the body of auto rickshaw.

Naheed is very thankful to the Kiva and field partner BRAC Pakistan for this support.

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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
  • 486
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,108,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 108.5
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Naheed to buy a new Rickshaw body.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 29, 2013
Dec 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014