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Zahida is a 40-year-old woman. She lives in Rawalpindi, Pakistan with her family. She is a mother of four children and a responsible and hardworking housewife. Her husband is doing the business of construction material supplies.

Zahida has requested a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan for her husband. With the help of the loan amount her husband will purchase bricks, cement and other construction materials and then sell them for a profitable amount in the main market. By doing so he will easily increase his net income and savings for the future. He is hopeful that the loan will be a productive one for his business. He is very thankful 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
  • 330
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $16,524,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.4
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Zahida to purchase construction material.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 24, 2013
May 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014