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Noshaba's Group
In this Group: Noshaba , Bushra Parveen, Rima, Rehana, Shagufta, Salma, Yasmeen Akhtar, Ghulam Sakina
Noshaba is a 44-year-old married woman with two children, one son and one daughter, both of whom attend school. Noshaba and her husband are both highly qualified parents.

Noshaba runs a sewing center where she teaches the neighborhood girls sewing skills and also sews clothes for her customers. Her husband runs a school where he teaches the neighborhood kids.He has a Master's degree and teaches the children to use their talents so that they will have bright futures.

Noshaba has requested a loan from Kiva partner Asasah for her sewing center business. She will use the loan to buy a sewing machine and thread to improve her business. She is confident that this loan will help her business grow.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

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About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 332
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,677,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 91.0
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Noshaba's Group's $1,175 loan helped a member to buy supplies for her sewing business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 10, 2012
May 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013