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Nadeem, age 39, makes and sells embroidered dresses in his shop, which is located at a primary marketplace in the Lahore area. He established his shop in 2007. He is married and is the responsible father of two children.

Nadeem's shop has proven to be a successful business for supporting his family. He is interested in purchasing embroidery materials such as thread in various colors, a variety of decorative stones, and cloth. For this reason, he has requested a loan in the amount of 120,000 Pkr from Kiva partner BRAC Pakistan.

He is hopeful that the loan will be a productive one, both for his business and for his family. 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
  • 265
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,407,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 97.8
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,250 helped Nadeem to buy embroidery materials such as thread in various colors, a variety of decorative stones, and cloth.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 20, 2013
Feb 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014