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Sarwar is a 50-year-old man. He lives in Lahore, Pakistan with his family. His family consists of 8 children and a wife. Sarwar has excellent embroidery skills. He provides embroidery services in his community and all of his clients appreciate his work.

Presently he is in need of purchasing clothing, needles, lace, a variety of Stones and threads for his business. For that he has requested a loan amount of 100,000 PKR from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan.

He is currently living in a rented house so he wishes to purchase his own house in the future. He is hopeful that the loan will be a progressive one for his family.

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
  • 319
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $16,524,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.4
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Sarwar to purchase clothing, needles, lace, a variety of stones and threads for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 1, 2013
Apr 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014