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Nazakat, 29, is a hardworking, diligent woman. She lives in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

Her husband has run a barber shop for 15 years. Due to an increase in customers, he wants to expand his business. For that purpose, Nazakat has requested a loan of 20,000 Pakistani rupee from Kiva's partner, BRAC Pakistan.

With this loan, Nazakat’s husband would purchase new chairs for his shop. The investment would increase his earnings and net income.

Nazakat is very grateful to Kiva and BRAC.

Additional Information

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
  • 215
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,360,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.4
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Nazakat to purchase additional chairs for her husband's barber shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 8, 2013
May 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014