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Sidra Group
In this Group: Humaira, Sidra
Sidra is 23 years old and a young and energetic women. She is an educated and well-mannered responsible mother of one son. Her husband is working in a government organization. For a better future for her son, she has been running a part-time business of selling ladies shoes from her house.
As a member of two-person group, Sidra has requested a loan from Kiva’s partner BRAC Pakistan. She wants to open a shop in the market to run her business properly as she is not getting enough customers in her house. She would also purchase new varieties of shoes for her shop and in this way she would expand her business.
With the profit, she would send her son to the best school in town. She is very thankful to Kiva and BRAC Pakistan for helping her.
NOTE : In the picture Sidra is raising her hand

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 272
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,407,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.4
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Sidra Group's $425 loan helped a member to purchase variety of shoes for her shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 8, 2013
Apr 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014