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Saima Rani's Group
In this Group: Saima Rani, Robina Kosar, Jameelan Bibi, Robina Idrees, Sakina Bibi, Zohran Bibi, Yasmeen Bibi
Saima Rani is 41 years old, married, and has four children. Saima's husband is a contractor and builds houses and other buildings. He is very experienced in his work. All of Saima's children are enrolled in a local school and getting their education, except the eldest one, who is 22 years old. He left school after completing the eighth grade. He now runs a video game shop.

Saima has applied for a loan from KIVA partner Asasah for the expansion of her son’s video game shop. With the loan, he will purchase different video games that will allow him to earn more income by encouraging more children from his community to play video games. He has been operating his business for many years, and Saima is very hopeful that an investment will bring positive changes to his business and will increase his income.

Saima is a new loan user with Asasah, and this is her first loan application. She is hopeful that this loan will help her son's business succeed. In the photo, the lady holding a book (called the Asasah Passbook) is Saima Rani.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

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About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 270
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $14,718,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.1
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Saima Rani's Group's $1,475 loan helped a member to buy video games.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 1, 2011
Nov 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2012