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Kaneez is a 48-year-old woman. She lives in Lahore, Pakistan. She is a responsible mother of five children. Her husband is an electrician by profession. This is the only source of income for the family. His monthly income is insufficient to meet daily expenses. Presently he needs to purchase wires, switches, sockets etc. to sell. However, due to the lack of money he finds it difficult to cover the cost of purchasing the things for his business. Therefore Kaneez has requested a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan to help her husband. This will help him to continue his business.

With the profit expected from this loan he wants to purchase daily household food items. Kaneez is very thankful to Kiva.

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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
  • 373
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $16,478,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 100.3
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Kaneez to purchase wires, switches, sockets etc to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 9, 2013
Jul 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014