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Nosheen is a 39-year-old hardworking woman. Her husband is a laborer by profession, and he has a very low monthly income. She has five children who are currently studying in government schools.

Nosheen has some enterprising skills, and she has been running a small business in her house. She has been selling crockery and utensils for households for five years. Her business is increasing with the passage of time.

Currently, she has requested a loan from Kiva's partner, BRAC Pakistan. She would purchase new crockery items and utensils like plates, glasses, spoons, forks, etc. so that her sales would be increased.

With the profit amount, Nosheen would pay the tuition fees for her children. She is very thankful to Kiva and is very hopeful for her children's bright future.

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
  • 269
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,407,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.5
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Nosheen to purchase crockery items and utensils for selling purposes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 7, 2013
Jun 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014