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Kishwar is 49, living with her husband in the area of Lahore, Pakistan.
Her husband owns an electrician shop in which he sells electrical goods and provides services for repairing electrical components, such as ceiling fans and washing machines, and he troubleshoots the underground electrical supply. He sells electrical components as well in his shop such as bulb, switches, and sockets.
He wants to buy new inventories for his shop but does not have amount to buy new inventory. Therefore, Kishwar has requested a loan from Kiva’s field partner BRAC Pakistan, so her husband can become empowered to buy his desired electrical goods for reselling.
Kishwar thanks Kiva and its 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
  • 367
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,714,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 96.4
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Kishwar to buy electrical goods for reselling.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 21, 2014
Apr 15, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 21, 2015