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Kosar's Group
In this Group: Kosar, Zahida, Asia, Zaib-Un-Nisa, Sajida
K. is 35 years old and has six children. Her eldest son is a factory worker while the others are enrolled in school and getting an education. Her husband is a tailor by profession. He is an expert in his work and has a good number of customers in his area who give him regular orders. K.’s two brother-in-laws also live with her family. One of her brother-in-laws is also a tailor. The second is a daily wage laborer.

K. is very supportive – she knows that her husband alone is unable to meet the financial needs of the family. That’s why she operates a milk sales business. She keeps a buffalo at her home for this purpose. She milks it every day and sells the milk to her customers in her community for a profit. She also carries out her responsibilities as a housewife very well.

K. has applied for a loan from Kiva partner, Asasah, for the expansion of her brother-in-law’s tailoring business. With the loan, he will buy a new sewing machine, which will help him fulfill orders on time and increase his profits. She is expecting that after the loan investment, her brother-in-law’s business will be improved and her family’s income will be increased, which will help them achieve a better standard of living. K. is a regular loan user of Asasah and this is her second loan application. In her previous loan year, she established good credit behavior and never missed a meeting.
Note: In the photo, the lady raising her hand is K..

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

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About Pakistan

  • $3,004
    Average annual income
  • 251
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $13,737,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.6
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Kosar's Group's $1,075 loan helped a member to buy a new sewing machine for her brother-in-law's tailoring business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 25, 2011
Listed
May 28, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 15, 2012