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Sobia is 32 years old and a housewife. She is living in Rawalpindi, Pakistan with her family. Her husband has owned a hotel for five years, which is the only source of income for their family.

Sobia, has requested a loan from Kiva partner, BRAC Pakistan, to purchase materials for her husband's hotel, like flour, rice, pulses, and vegetables.

She is very hopeful that the loan will be a productive one for them and will bring a positive change to their monthly income.

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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
  • 229
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,360,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 105.6
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Sobia to pay for items, like flour, rice, pulses, and vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 17, 2013
Dec 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014