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Amna's Group
In this Group: Amna, Salma, Asia, Razia
Amna, a 55-year-old lady, is married with two children. She resides in a city called Multan, which is famous for its history, in Pakistan.

She has raised a son and a daughter and made them qualified in their own fields. Her son is involved in making and selling bed sheets. He got full training from one of the bed-sheets production factories and now he uses his skills for his own business. Her daughter has received training in embroidery skills from her. She and Amna now help each other in preparing embroidered dresses to complete orders of the customers.

Her husband, 58 years of age, is a driver by trade. He drives a rickshaw (a three-wheeled motor vehicle) and works hard to put three meals on the table of his family.

They all are very hardworking people. They all make effort in improving their financial condition and the living standard of their family as well.

Amna is in her third loan cycle with Asasah. In the previous two loans, she maintained good credit behavior and never missed a meeting. This time, she has applied for a loan for her embroidery business. With the loan amount, she will buy embroidery materials, such as cloth, beads and colored thread, in bulk and make improvements to her business.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

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About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 354
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,690,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.7
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Amna's Group's $900 loan helped a member purchase embroidery materials for improving her embroidery business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 9, 2010
Aug 15, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2011