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Shabana is the mother of 3 children; two of them go to school and one of them is too young.

Her husband has been running a restaurant successfully for many years and handling the finance related tasks of his house. This restaurant has been cherishing her whole family for many years.

She has been investing the amount of her savings in the current business and for establishing the restaurant well. She is a new member of BRAC Pakistan, and taking her first loan.

Shabana is taking loan for the establishment of restaurant. In fact, her husband wants to buy food items such as vegetables, beef, grains and ponds, such as sauce pan, caldron for cooking food.

Shabana is hopeful that taking this loan would be the cause to get more profit and savings as well.
Shabana says thanks to Kiva and it's field partner, BRAC Pakistan.

Additional Information

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
  • 320
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $16,524,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 105.9
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Shabana to buy food items, such as grains, vegetables, beef, and milk for restaurant.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 8, 2013
Oct 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014