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Uzma is a 35-year-old married woman and she is responsible for three children. Her husband has been running a tailoring shop for eight years, and he is the only person responsible for the household. Uzma has applied for Kiva loan from its Field Partner, BRAC Pakistan because her husband wants to purchase pieces of cloth, ribbons, needles, threads, etc. for his business.

This loan will enable her husband to purchase these above items for business use, and it will also be fruitful for Uzma to make some savings in order to fulfill her family's needs. Uzma is very thankful to to Kiva for this kind regard.

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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
  • 366
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $16,478,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.6
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Uzma to purchase pieces of cloth, ribbons, needles, threads, etc. for her husband's tailoring business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 14, 2014
Jun 1, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 19, 2015