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Bilquis Liaqat Masih Group
In this Group: Bilquis , Rani , Razia , Nasreen , Bushra , Bilquis , Parveen
Rani baji, Razia baji, and Nasreen baji each want a loan to buy groceries for their grocery shops. Bushra baji and Bilquis baji each want a loan to buy material (colored thread, clothes and beads) for their decorative embroidery business. Parveen baji wants a loan to change the body of her auto-rickshaw (a local three-wheeled motor vehicle).


Bilquis baji is the ladies' group leader. They all live in a midsize city named Riwind, Pakistan. They all handle their own businesses to share the financial burden of their husbands. Bilquis baji takes orders for her decorative embroidery business from her relatives and neighbors, and after completing each order she earns money. She saves her money in a committee and plans to use it to expand her embroidery business. Her husband drives a donkey cart for carrying items like fruits and vegetables and construction supplies. She is applying for a loan to buy a new donkey cart because the old cart rotted and was run down.


This is a group loan. The loan funds will be distributed among the group members, each of whom will invest in her own business. The members mutually guarantee one another's loans. If one member does not repay, the other members are responsible.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Pakistan

  • $3,004
    Average annual income
  • 211
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $13,141,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 80.6
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Bilquis Liaqat Masih Group's $1,700 loan helped a member to buy a new donkey cart.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 26, 2009
Listed
Jun 7, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jun 8, 2010