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Riazan's Group
In this Group: Riazan, Bashiran, Chadan, Mumtaz, Paras
Riazan is 40 years old and married with four children. Her children stay at home and don’t do anything. Riazan unfortunately, couldn’t give them a proper education due to financial constraints.

She is a housewife, staying at home and doing her household responsibilities. She takes care of her children and fulfills their needs.

Her husband operates a grocery store business. In his store, he sells daily household items such as lentils, spices, rice, etc. to his clients at reasonable rates. His business earns him good income every month which allows him to manage the household expenses.

Riazan has applied for a loan from Kiva partner Asasah for the expansion of her husband's business. Being the only breadwinner, his establishment in business is very necessary because the children are growing up now and their needs are also increasing. With the loan, he will buy groceries in bulk quantity to offer more products to his clients and increase his profits.

She is very hopeful that the loan will bring positive financial changes and improve the living standard of her family.

Note: In the photo, the lady with a book (called Asasah Passbook) is Riazan.

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

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 373
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,689,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.7
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Riazan's Group's $1,175 loan helped a member to buy groceries for grocery store business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 23, 2011
Jun 28, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012