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Nadeem is a 48-year-old married man. He is an active borrower of BRAC Pakistan. He lives in Lahore, Pakistan with his family. His wife is a very hardworking and responsible housewife. He belongs to a poor family and has been sustaining his family life, although there have been many hurdles. He has many wishes for his family, such as to provide higher education for his children and to provide good facilities for his family. However he has insufficient income and savings to fulfill his dreams. Still he strongly believes that one day his life will take a good turn and Allah will shower blessings on his family.

Nadeem owns a hardware shop where he sells a variety of paints, paint brushes and paint oils. This shop is the only source of income for the family.

Currently, he is interested in purchasing a variety of paints, but finds it difficult due to financial constraints. Nadeem has requested a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan. This will not only help him to grow his business but will increase his net income and savings as well. He is very 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
  • 271
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,407,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 100.1
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Nadeem to purchase a variety of paints to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 11, 2013
Jul 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 26, 2014