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Waseem is a 60-year-old woman who is living in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, with her husband, 5 daughters and 2 sons. Waseem's husband is running a gift shop in the market. As their expenses have increased, Waseem's husband is working hard to meet the family's needs.

Waseem has requested a loan of PKR 30,000 from KIVA partner BRAC. With this help of this loan, her husband can expand his shop by adding more gifts. This will allow him to deal with his clients more professionally. She is hopeful that the loan will bring a positive change in their life. She is thankful to 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
  • 308
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,714,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 108.1
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Waseem to help her husband expand his gift shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 6, 2013
Dec 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014