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Mr. Sarwar is a 41-year-old married man and active borrower of BRAC Pakistan, living in Karachi, Pakistan. His wife is a very hardworking and responsible housewife. Since 1997, Kashif produce metal goods and sell them in the main market. This is the only source of income for his family.

Currently he is in need of purchasing more metal sheets to produce metal goods like nuts, rods, stoppers etc. However due to financial constrains he finds it difficult. For that reason, he has requested for a loan from Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan. This will not only help him to grow his business but will increase his net income and savings as well. He desires to provide quality education to his children. He is very much thankful to Kiva and BRAC Pakistan.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is part of BRAC Pakistan's effort to provide credit to entrepreneurs seeking to expand their small businesses. These are individuals who have limited access to loans because their requests are too large for typical microfinance, and they lack the collateral to borrow from commercial banks. By funding this loan, you will enable a small business owner to provide new services and create new employment opportunities.

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
  • 307
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,714,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.9
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,025 helped Sarwar to purcahse metal sheets to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 12, 2014
Apr 1, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 19, 2015