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Sabiha is 30 years old, and she lives in Lahore, Pakistan. She is a responsible mother of four children. Her husband is a member of a wedding band. His job is seasonally-based, and in the off season he has to face a lot of financial problems. This job is the only source of income for the family. However, his monthly income is inadequate for the household's needs.

Sabiha has requested a loan from Kiva's partner, BRAC Pakistan, to help her husband to purchase a band member uniform. They are going through a very difficult time because of low income. Sabiha is so much 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
  • 345
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $16,486,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.6
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Sabiha to purchase a band member uniform for her husband, who is a musician.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 5, 2013
Jun 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014