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Uzma
Uzma is a 41-year-old married woman. She, along with her husband (also shown in the photo), are in the business of manufacturing artificial jewelry and have been for many years. The business has great potential for growth and Uzma is actively helping her husband as this business is the only source of income for them. By this time, they have attained a good number of customers. In order to meet the orders on time and boost their sales, Uzma requested a loan of 50,000 PKR to purchase raw material such as silver, gold and dozens of artificial gems and pearls. She hopes to increase their net income and dreams of improving their standard of living.

Additional Information

About Kashf Foundation

Kashf Foundation is one of the leading microfinance providers in Pakistan, focused on expanding financial access for poor women across the country. The organization’s economic empowerment program has grown from 913 clients in 1999 to 284,653 clients as of May 2012, with a current outstanding portfolio of US$32 million.

Kashf has trained over 227,000 clients in basic financial literacy and systemized financial education since 2010, in addition to providing training in gender justice and empowerment to over 12,500 participants since 2011. This group includes clients, their husbands and adolescent boys in their communities.

Over the past 16 years, Kashf has disbursed an estimated 2 million loans. Today, it operates in 16 districts in Punjab province and 1 district in Sindh province through a network of 157 branches. It plans to open 19 new branches to cover all four of Pakistan’s provinces.

About Pakistan

  • $3,004
    Average annual income
  • 233
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $13,718,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 96.4
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Uzma to purchase raw material such as silver, gold and dozens of artificial gems and pearls.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 16, 2014
Listed
Apr 20, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2015