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Abdul Hameed
Mr. Abdul Hameed is 48 years old. He runs a small shoe shop in the area of Lahore, Pakistan. This is the only source of income for his family. He is a responsible father of three children who all attend school. His wife is a responsible housewife.

Mr. Abdul is an honest and hardworking person. Presently he is interested in purchasing more shoes for his shop in order to grow his business. Purchasing shoes also helps him to offer more variety to his clients and to increase his net income and savings as well. Therefore Mr. Adbul Hameed has requested for a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan to purchase more variety for his shop.

He is hopeful that the loan will be a productive one for his shoe shop and his family's future life. In the picture Mr. Abdul Hameed is standing in his shoe shop.

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
  • 282
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,714,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 97.8
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Abdul Hameed to purchase a variety of shoes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 14, 2013
Feb 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014