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M. Sarwar
M. Sarwar is forty-seven-year-old man. He lives with his spouse and one daughter in the area of Lahore, Pakistan. He owns a tailoring shop where he provides the services of stitching tarpaulins for covering vehicles and curtains for shops. He is an expert in his profession and people like his stitched curtains and vehicle covers a lot.

He purchases rexine, cloth and large sheets of strong, flexible, water-resistant or waterproof materials for his shop. He has been running this business for twenty years and has a lot of experience in this business. He is the sole earner for his family. He wants to increase his current tailoring business. For this purpose he needs to purchase more cloth and flexible sheets, so he can stitch more tarpaulin vehicle covers and curtains. M. Sarwar has requested a Kiva loan through BRAC Pakistan, so that he can enhance his tailoring business. He hopes that this loan will prove productive and beneficial for his business as well as for his family. M. Sarwar thanks Kiva, all honorable lenders and BAC 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
  • 356
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,690,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 96.4
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped M. Sarwar to buy cloth for sewing a tarpaulin.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 20, 2014
May 1, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 19, 2015