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Zareena is 47-year-old woman, mother of three sons and a daughter, living in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. She is very hard-working and an independent woman. By stitching clothes, she help her husband to meet the family needs and her children's education expenses.

Zareena has requested a loan from KIVA partner BRAC Pakistan for purchasing a sewing machine for the expansion of her business. She has been operating her business very efficiently and honestly for the past eight years and her clients always appreciate her work.

Zareena is hopeful about her business success as a result of the loan investment.

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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
  • 273
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,401,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 94.3
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Zareena to buy a sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 6, 2012
Aug 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013