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Mr. Boota is a very hardworking and independent person. Since 1997 he has been running a business of milk supply in the area of Lahore, Pakistan. He is 38 years old and the father of 5 children. All of his children are students and his wife is a housewife.

Mr. Boota sells his milk in the market and delivers it door to door as well. His clients like his fresh and pure milk very much. This business is the only source of income for his family; therefore he is interested in further growing his business. By doing this he will be able to put aside some savings for his family's future.

Mr. Boota has requested a loan amount of 120,000 PKR from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan to purchase buffalo for his business. By purchasing buffalo he will be able to get more milk to sell. This will help him increase his net income. He is hopeful that the loan will be a productive one for his family and business.

He is thankful to Kiva and BRAC Pakistan.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

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
  • 149
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,354,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.1
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Boota to purchase buffalo so he can sell milk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 11, 2013
Feb 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014