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Ameena is a 41-year-old housewife. She lives with her husband and two children in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Since 2007, her husband has had been running a general store and he works very hard to meet his family's needs.

He needs additional capital for the growth of his business since the demands of his clients are increasing day by day. Therefore, his wife, Ameena, has requested a loan from Kiva's partner, BRAC Pakistan, for his store. He will purchase a variety of products, including flour, milk packs, eggs, pulses, detergents, and oils, to keep up with the increased demands of his clients.

Ameena and her husband are very hopeful that the loan will be a lucky and productive one for their family.

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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
  • 262
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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 $325 helped Ameena to purchase items for her husband's general store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 7, 2013
Jun 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014