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Robina Kousar's Group
In this Group: Robina Kousar, Kosar, Shahnaz
Robina Kousar lives in the small city of Borewala in south Punjab, Pakistan. She is a thirty-year-old lady with a daughter in sixth grade. Her husband is a carpenter who not only makes furniture on order, but also has a furniture showroom in the market where he displays his handmade furniture such as bed sets, tables and chairs. He has been in this business for over 20 years and understands about different trends in the city. Robina is a housewife. She wants to support her husband financially in his business which is why she has applied for a loan from Asasah to buy wood in larger quantities to execute larger orders on time. Robina is very confident that her husband has the ability to improve his business by making positive use of the loan.
This is the first time she has applied for a microfinance loan and she hopes that it will be profitable.

Additional Information

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About Pakistan

  • $3,004
    Average annual income
  • 163
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $13,507,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.6
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Robina Kousar's Group's $600 loan helped a member purchase wood in larger quantities to make furniture.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 10, 2010
Listed
Aug 18, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 15, 2011