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Shamim is 54 years old and is a mother of four. She is hardworking and a dedicated housewife. Her husband owns a poultry farm business. He has been in this business for the past six years.

Shamim and her husband aim to increase their poultry farm business as there is demand, and they think this is the best time to avail this opportunity. For this purpose her husband wants to buy boilers, cages and other equipment to raise more chickens. But due to a lack of funds they have requested a loan to become more resourceful. Her husband wants to save money for the future for his children.

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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
  • 279
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $14,714,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.7
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Shamim to enhance her husband's poultry farm business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 11, 2014
Jul 13, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 19, 2015