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Fakhr-Ul-Nisa is 39 years old and a housewife. She lives in Lahore, Pakistan, with her family. She is a mother of three children. For the past 10 years, her husband has been working as a tailor. He has been running a tailoring shop in the market. Presently he is in need of purchasing a tailoring machine. However, due to the lack of financing, he finds it difficult. Therefore his wife, Fakhr-Ul-Nisa, has asked for a loan amount of 50,000 PKR from Kiva's partner, BRAC Pakistan, for her husband's business. She is hopeful that the loan will be a productive, one for her family and for her husband's 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
  • 343
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $16,490,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.4
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Fakhr-Ul-Nisa to purchase a tailoring machine for her husband's tailoring shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 29, 2013
May 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014