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Muqadas is a 48-year-old married woman living in the area of Lahore, Pakistan. She has requested a loan for her husband’s fruit selling business. Her husband has been selling fruits for many years. He sells seasonal fresh fruits in his hometown. He uses a four-wheel manual cart for selling fruits. Being a hawker, he can easily reach near to the people. The people like to buy fruits at their doors instead of having to go towards the market. Due to the fruit’s freshness and reasonable rates, he has attained a regular list of customers and makes enough to contribute to the family income.

Due to his reputation the demand for fruits has increased. Muqadas is taking loan for her husband so that her husband would be able to buy fruits in more quantity. Muqadas feels proud of her husband and appreciates his efforts for his family. Muqadas wants to save the excess profit amount so that she can utilize these savings for future sudden needs and for her children's education.

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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
  • 368
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $16,478,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 106.0
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Muqadas buy fruits to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 8, 2013
Oct 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 25, 2014