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Dilshad Barkat
Dilshad is a supplier of embroidery materials in the area of Punjab, Pakistan. He belongs to a poor family and he is the only person earning an income in the family. He is a father of three children. He believes in hard work and honesty.

Presently Dilshad is interested in purchasing embroidery materials including laces, buttons, and a variety of threads. Therefore he has requested a loan of 100,000 PKR from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan. He wants to increase his business in the future. He is thankful to Kiva and BRAC Pakistan.

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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
  • 368
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $16,478,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.0
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Dilshad Barkat to purchase laces, buttons, and a variety of threads to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 6, 2013
Mar 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014