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Abdul is 40 years old, a married man and the father of six children. He lives in Lahore, Pakistan. He adores his family and works closely with his wife to pay all their many expenses, so that his family can have a good and respectable life. Abdul started his own business making plastic bottles18 years ago. He makes plastic bottles for storing engine oil. He has applied for a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan to buy raw materials, dies and molding machines for making plastic bottles. In this way, he will be able to increase his supply of bottles, so that he can respond quickly to customer needs. He promises to repay all his payments on time. He plans to expand his business with the additional income he earns. He is very grateful to Kiva and BRAC Pakistan.

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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
  • 284
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,714,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.5
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Abdul to buy raw materials, dies and molding machines for making plastic bottles.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 11, 2013
May 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014