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Nazima is a 41 year-old married woman. She is living in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, with her husband, one son and two daughters. She is a hardworking and independent housewife. Her husband is a government employee and his monthly salary is not enough to meet the household expenses. To help her husband, Nazima wants to open a shoe shop. As she has run short of funds, she requested a loan of 20,000PKR from KIVA partner, BRAK. With this loan, she will open a shoe shop in the market and provide a good future for her daughters.She is happy and thankful to KIVA and BRAC.

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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
  • 376
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $16,478,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 106.9
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Nazima to buy a variety of new shoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 30, 2013
Nov 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014