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Bilquis' Group
In this Group: Bilquis , Ailas Begum, Rubina, Gulnaz, Kosar
Bilquis is a resident of a city called Vehari, in Pakistan. She owns a small house of two rooms and has been living in it with her family for over 15 years.

A very active lady, Bilquis stays at home to manage the domestic chores and take care of her family. She gets up early and waits until the family members come back home. They help each other in their work.

Her husband's name is S.. He runs a canteen in a local school, where he sells home-cooked food such as nan kababs and finger chips. His items are very famous among the students. He recovers the financial expenses from his canteen business, but as the expenses are going higher day by day due to the high cost of purchasing the required items, Bilquis has decided to apply for a loan from Asasah. With the loan amount, they will buy the required items and save the purchasing cost by buying in bulk.

Additional Information

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About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 354
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,689,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.7
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Bilquis' Group's $1,100 loan helped a member purchase required items for canteen business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 12, 2010
Jul 16, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011