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Samina's Group
In this Group: Samina , Manzooran, Shafqat Parveen, Bushra
Samina lives in a small city called Borewala which is located in Punjab Pakistan. She is 38 years old, and she stays at home to take care of her household responsibilities.

Her husband is a rickshaw driver. He has been driving for the last 15 years. He used to drive a local bus but three years ago he started driving a rented rickshaw because of the difficult timings of bus driving. Now he has decided to start his own rickshaw business. In this way, he will make more income for his family because he won't have to pay the rental cost to the owner. Therefore, Samina has applied for a loan from Asasah to help her husband buy his own rickshaw.

She has a son who works in a motor-workshop. Samina wants her son to marry, and she is hopeful that she will be able to save money from the increased profits so she will be able to marry him off.

She is a regular loan user of Asasah and has good track record. She never missed a single meeting. She is in her third loan cycle.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

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About Pakistan

  • $3,004
    Average annual income
  • 227
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $13,698,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.7
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Samina's Group's $900 loan helped a member purchase a rickshaw.
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