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Tasleem's Group
In this Group: Tasleem, Surriya, Shameem, Nasreen, Nazia, Aasia, Rani
Tasleem is 29 years of age and has a 7-year-old son. She lives in a combined family system in a small house with her family and in-laws.

In order to support her family financially, she sells goats and sheep to butchers on order. She purchases these animals from the animal market when they are young. She grows them up by providing them food and then sells to butchers and during the EID festival.

She also operates a clothes-sewing business. She learned the art of sewing from her mother before marriage and now she earns reasonably good income by utilizing her skills.

She has applied for a loan from Kiva partner Asasah for the further expansion of her animal sales business. With the loan investment, she will buy goats and sheep for selling.

She has been operating her business for many years and is very confident that an investment will help her improve her business further.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

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About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 253
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $14,728,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.3
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Tasleem's Group's $1,275 loan helped a member to buy goats and sheep for the animals sales business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 23, 2011
Dec 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012