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Yasmeen's Group
In this Group: Yasmeen, Rukhsana, Razia , Shareefan, Kaneez, Khalid, Farhat, Shameem
Yasmeen is requesting a loan from KIVA partner Asasah for her sewing business. With the loan, she will buy a new sewing machine and will also hire a worker that will allow her to finish the orders on time and increase her profits.
She is a very active and efficient lady. She also performs her household duties very well along with her business.
She is married and has 2 sons and a daughter. All of her children are enrolled in local schools and are getting their education.
Her husband operates a furniture manufacturing and selling business. He is very skillful and makes different kinds of furniture such as doors, tables, chairs on order.
Yasmeen is confident that a loan investment will help her get more success for her business.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

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About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 465
    View loans »
    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,111,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 90.8
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Yasmeen's Group's $1,825 loan helped a member to buy a sewing machine for sewing business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 10, 2012
Feb 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013