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Sajida is 35 years old and a hardworking and independent woman. She is living in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, with her husband and a son, who is studying in third class. Her husband is a security guard and his income is not enough to meet the household expenses. For 8 years, Sajida has been running a beauty salon, and she wants to purchase some more cosmetic products like makeup kits, facial scrubs, nail polish etc and some fancy chairs for her beauty salon. For that reason, Sajida has requested for a loan from Kiva’s partner BRAC Pakistan. On getting the profit, first of all she would repay the loan amount and then she wants to build a new room in the salon, as the space in the salon is too congested. She hopes that her business grows more and she is very much thankful to both BRAC and Kiva.

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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
  • 251
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,606,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.4
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Sajida to purchase cosmetic products for her beauty salon.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 11, 2013
Apr 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014