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Nargis is a 49-year-old woman, residing in Lahore, Pakistan. She is a mother of three children. She is a housewife and looks after her family at home. Her husband provides services in shuttering work for building construction. In this regard her husband needs raw materials such as soldering rods, welding rods, iron rods and sheets for manufacturing iron accessories to improve his shuttering work so that he can generate more income for financial support of his family.

Nargis is applying for loan from Kiva field partner BRAC Pakistan for her husband's work. She is 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
  • 343
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    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 $525 helped Nargis to buy raw material such as soldering rods, welding rods, iron rods and sheets for shuttering work.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 14, 2014
Apr 7, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 21, 2015