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Since 2008, Mr.Usman has been running a chicken shop in the area of Lahore, Pakistan. He is a 25-year-old hardworking young man. He belongs to a poor family and this shop is the only source of income for his family. He has requested a loan amount of 120,000 PKR from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan to purchase chickens from the poultry farm to resell them in the market at profitable price.

With the help of the profits he wants to put aside some money for his marriage. He hopes that within three or four years he will be able to save a sufficient amount of money to meet the expenses of his marriage. He dreams of the success of his business.

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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
  • 263
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,360,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.5
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Usman to purchase chickens to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 19, 2013
May 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014