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Robina is 27 years old and involved in the business of making "Pranday" (an ornament used to tie back the hair). It is a very famous product among women.

Her husband is a cobbler and makes shoes. He sells shoes to different factories and shoe shops. He has a good number of business contacts and receives regular orders every month.

Robina is the mother of two children. Both of them are very young and are not of school-going age yet.

She has applied for a loan from Kiva partner Asasah for the further growth of her husband’s shoe-making business. With the loan, he will be able to make a larger quantity of shoes due to the availability of shoe-making materials. Robina will also invest some of the loan in her "Pranday"-making business in hope of getting better profits.

Her husband has been operating his business for the past six years and Robina has a lot of confidence in him. She hopes that taking a loan will be a profitable experience for her.

She is a new loan applicant with Asasah.

About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 362
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,689,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.6
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Robina to buy shoe-making material and material for making "Paranda" (an ornament used to tie back the hair).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 27, 2011
Jul 29, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012