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Lateefan is a poor but hardworking woman, age 41, living in Lahore, Pakistan.

Her husband has only a single source of income, which is sheltering services. Her husband provides sheltering services for the construction of roof's and houses. She wants to invest her all savings for the establishment of the business. Sometimes her husband signs two or three contracts for sheltering services at a time, which become the cause of shortage of sheltering material.

Lateefan requested her fifth loan so that her husband can invest more money in the current business. She hopes that through loan amount her husband would be able to buy additional pillars and wooden boards and could get more profit.

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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
  • 472
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,108,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 105.5
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Lateefan to buy sheltering material for services.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 30, 2013
Jan 9, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014