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Basiran is 58 years old, and she is the mother of seven children. She lives in Lahore, Pakistan.

She is a housewife and looks after her family at home. Her husband sells dairy products like milk, curd, and butter. He owns a small dairy farm that consists of buffalos and cows. He sells milk daily to different tea stalls. He is an honest man. He manages his household necessities through his earnings from the milk sales. He speaks with a tone that is impressive, and he easily wins the trust of his clients.

He is in need of one buffalo to increase his income. So, Basiran asked for this loan. In this way she can support her husband's business.
She thanks Kiva and field partner BRAC Pakistan.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

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
  • 269
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,714,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.3
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Basiran to buy a buffalo in order to produce and sell milk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 10, 2014
May 10, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 19, 2015