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Ms. Razia is a 47-year-old hardworking woman. She lives in Lahore, Pakistan with her family. Her husband is a carpenter by profession.

Her husband has been running a furniture shop in the market since 2005. Presently he is interested in purchasing wood for making furniture. Razia has requested a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan to help her husband purchase wood for making chairs, tables, racks, and beds. This will help him to increase his sales and income.

He is hopeful that the loan will be productive one for his family. WIth the profit amount, Razia wants to construct a kitchen in her house. She wants to thank the staff of Kiva and BRAC Pakistan.

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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.

About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 264
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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 $375 helped Razia to purchase wood for making furniture to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 29, 2013
May 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014