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Irfan is a very hard working and honest person. He lives in Lahore, Pakistan. He is the only person in the family earning an income. He loves his family and he dreams of providing all the comforts and facilities to his children. However, his monthly net income is inadequate to fulfill the basic needs of his family.

He manufactures bike filters and sells them in the main market. This is the only source of income for his family. Presently, he has requested a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan to purchase raw material to manufacture bike filters to sell. His customers appreciate the quality of the product he sells. Irfan promises to repay the loan on time. He is thankful for Kiva lenders and BRAC Pakistan.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is part of BRAC Pakistan's effort to provide credit to entrepreneurs seeking to expand their small businesses. These are individuals who have limited access to loans because their requests are too large for typical microfinance, and they lack the collateral to borrow from commercial banks. By funding this loan, you will enable a small business owner to provide new services and create new employment opportunities.

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
  • 451
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,084,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 104.9
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Irfan to purchase raw materials to manufacture bike filters to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 17, 2014
Feb 20, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 19, 2015