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Kishwar's Group
In this Group: Kishwar , Sajida, Parveen
Kishwar is the wife of Y. and a resident of the Pakistani city of Borewala, which is famous for its shrines. She owns a small, two-roomed house where she has lived with her family for over 15 years.
Kishwar is a very caring lady who stays at home, manages the household chores, and prepares food for her family. Her husband is a vegetable vendor. He purchases vegetables in bulk from the vegetable market and sells them in various places in the community and also to vegetable shops to earn a profit. Kishwar is applying for a loan from Kiva partner, Asasah, to invest the capital in her husband’s business so he can purchase seasonal vegetables in bulk and expand his business. They hope to earn profit from this loan so that they can open their own vegetable shop and have their own customers.

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.

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About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 415
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,138,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.2
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Kishwar's Group's $775 loan helped a member to purchase seasonal vegetables in bulk to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 17, 2010
May 14, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011