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Noreen lives in Lahore, Pakistan. She is a responsible mother of four daughters. Her husband owns an artificial jewelry shop, which is the only source of income for the family. He wants to purchase variety of jewelry for the shop that includes bangles, necklace, rings, and bracelets. However due to lack of expenses he finds it difficult. Therefore, Noreen has requested a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan to purchase artificial jewelry for her husband's shop. This will help him to increase his net income and savings. She is hopeful that the loan will be a productive one for the business.

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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
  • 271
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,386,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 99.9
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Noreen to purchase variety of jewellery for the shop that includes bangles, necklace, rings, and bracelets.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 27, 2013
Jul 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014