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Fatima is a 31-year-old diligent and hardworking woman. Her husband is a carpenter and she is helping her husband to meet the household expenses by selling dry fruits. She has been doing this business for 12 years. She has four children and three of them are currently studying in schools.

Fatima has requested a loan from Kiva’s partner BRAC Pakistan to purchase a large quantity of dry fruits from village at a cheaper rate to sell for profit. She would also package her dry fruits properly, through which her sales would be increased. Fatima is very hopeful that the loan will have a positive impact on her life.

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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
  • 262
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,714,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.9
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Fatima to purchase dry fruit.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 19, 2013
Jun 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014