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Mr. Mirza is a 34-year-old married man and active borrower of BRAC Pakistan, living in Punjab, Pakistan. His wife is a very hardworking and responsible housewife.

Since 2000, Mr. Mirza has owned a hardware shop which is the only source of income for his family. He sell variety of hardware like needles, paint, hammers, bulb holders, bulbs, etc. in the shop. He belongs to a middle class family.

Presently he needs to purchase a ariety of bulb holders and bulbs for the shop. For that reason, he has requested a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan. This will help him to purchase the needful things and to fulfill the demand of customers more efficiently. He desires to provide quality education to his children. He is very much thankful to Kiva 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
  • 366
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,714,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 106.4
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Mirza to purchase bulbs and bulb holders for the shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 1, 2013
Nov 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014