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Nasreen's Group
In this Group: Nasreen, Bashiran, Kalsoom, Bashiraan, Bushra
Nasreen is 50 years of age. She is very active and sews clothes to support her family financially. She works for clients in her community and earns good profits every month due to the quality of her work.

Her husband operates a barber shop in the market. He is an expert in cutting hair. He also offers beauty treatments to his customers from his barber shop.

Nasreen has given birth to 3 sons and a daughter. Her eldest son also operates a barber shop while her daughter stays at home and helps Nasreen with her household tasks.

Nasreen has applied for a loan from KIVA partner Asasah for her husband's business. He wants to buy scissors, shaving gel and beauty products to improve his services. Nasreen’s husband is experienced in his business and Nasreen is confident that this loan will be beneficial for him.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

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About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 402
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,152,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.1
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Nasreen's Group's $1,050 loan helped a member to buy scissors, shaving gel and beauty products for her husband's barber shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 2, 2011
Nov 13, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2012