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Razia is a 39-year-old woman residing in Lahore, Pakistan. She is a mother of four children. She maintained her household activities properly. She has been running a beauty salon for the last six years. She is a well-trained beautician. Due to her efficient and good work, her number of clients increases day by day. Therefore, she requires some beauty salon-related items such as facial creams, combs, and furniture items such as dressing chairs and mirrors.

For this reason, Razia contacted Kiva field partner BRAC Pakistan. BRAC staff visited her enterprise and issued a loan. Razia is very thankful to Brac Pakistan and Kiva.

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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
  • 346
    View loans »
    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $16,486,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.1
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Razia to buy facial creams, combs, and furniture items such as dressing chairs and mirrors for her beauty salon.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 11, 2014
Apr 2, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 21, 2015