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Sakina is the age of 40, mother of two children, living with her spouse and children in the area of Lahore, Pakistan. Her husband is a green grocer by profession, and he has sold fresh fruits at a shop in a nearby town for many years. Her husband offers seasonal and fresh fruits to his customers. He has been feeding his family through the generated income from this fruit shop. Nowadays, the needs of his family suddenly increased and he does not have other sources to cope with these needs. So he decided to expand his current business. He wants to increase his stock on a daily basis so that he can maximize sales out of the fruits. So, Sakina demanded for loan so that her husband would be able to buy more fresh fruits for selling. Sakina is very thankful to kiva and field partner brac Pakistan.

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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
  • 250
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,631,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.1
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Sakina to buy more fresh fruits for selling.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 28, 2014
Mar 25, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015