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Shakeel Ahmed
Shakeel Ahmed is a 37-year-old independent person. He lives in Lahore, Pakistan with his family. He is a father of two, both of whom are students. He is a supplier of construction materials which is a very successful business. He purchases materials from the factory and sells them in the market. This business is the only source of income for his family. Therefore he is interested in increasing his business.

Shakeel Ahmed has requested a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan to purchase a variety of construction materials such as cement, bricks and concrete to sell.

He dreams of providing his children with a quality education. He is very 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
  • 247
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,360,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.1
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Shakeel Ahmed to purchase a variety of construction materials such as cement, bricks and concrete to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 11, 2013
Feb 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014