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Kiran is 28 years old and resides in Taxila, Pakistan. She is a simple housewife. Her husband is a government servant. He is the guardian of the family and responsible for fulfilling the needs of all the family members. Kiran has been running her own beauty saloon for the past five years. She also contributes her incomes to her husband's to manage the household.

She needs to buy different types of cosmetics such as creams, hair brushes, and other accessories for her beauty salon but due to financial constraints, she is not able to buy these items for her business. Therefore, Kiran has applied for a Kiva loan from BRAC Pakistan. This loan will help her to buy the relevant items for her business purpose so that she can provide better services to her customers. It will also help her to earn the maximum profitable income to fulfill the needs of her business and family.

For this financial assistance, Kiran is very grateful to Kiva and BRAC Pakistan.

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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
  • 365
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,695,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 99.4
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Kiran to buy different types of cosmetics and other items for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 3, 2014
Mar 25, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 14, 2014