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Rehana's Group
In this Group: Rehana , Shakila, Kalsoom, Tahmina
Rehana is a 37-year-old lady who has been living with her family in a three-room brick house in the city of Borewala in Pakistan for the last ten years. Her husband sells clothes and she is a seamstress. She started this work because her husband needed her financial support in order to fulfill the basic needs of the family which consists of three sons and two daughters. All are getting their education from a local school.

Rehana is well-known in the surrounding areas for her quality work and this becomes the source of her getting orders regularly.

Her husband purchases clothes from Multan, which is famous for its embroidery and well-made garments, and sells them to a local market in Borewala.

Rehana has applied for a loan from Asasah for her husband. To minimize his cost of travelling and the purchase price as well, he will buy clothes in bulk, according to the latest fashion and trends,

She is hopeful that her husband will be able to improve his business soon and that her family will be able to enjoy a better financial life. She is in her 2nd loan cycle and is a very responsible user of Asasah. She has maintained a good credit record and has never missed any meeting.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

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About Pakistan

  • $3,004
    Average annual income
  • 124
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $13,302,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.7
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Rehana's Group's $725 loan helped a member purchase clothes in bulk for reselling.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 11, 2010
Listed
Aug 20, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 15, 2011