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Asma is 26 years old. She is an active borrower of BRAC Pakistan who lives in Lahore, Pakistan. She is a responsible mother of two children.

Her husband has a small rent-a-bike business. This is the only source of income for his family. Currently, he is interested to purchase a bike for his shop. Due to the lack of money, however, he finds it difficult.

Therefore Asma has requested a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan to help her husband. This will help him to improve his business, which will gradually increase his net income as well. Asma promises to pay back the loan amount on time. She is so thankful to Kiva lenders and BRAC Pakistan.

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More information about this loan

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
  • 243
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,650,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 100.8
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Asma to purchase a bike for her husband's rent-a-bike business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 15, 2013
Jul 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014