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Nahayat is a 35-years-old hardworking woman. She is an educated, well-mannered and responsible mother of 4 children. Her husband works in a government organization. For the better future of her son, Nahayat has been doing a part-time business selling ladies shoes from her house. Nahayat 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 does not get enough customers in her house. She will also purchase new varieties of shoes and in this way, she can expand her business. With her profits, she plans to send her son to the best school in town. She is very thankful to Kiva and BRAC Pakistan for helping her.

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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
  • 318
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $16,524,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.5
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Nahayat to expand her shoe business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 16, 2013
May 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014