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Samina's Group
In this Group: Samina , Ruqaiya Bibi, Naseem Bibi, Atiya Parveen, Rashda Bibi
Samina is married and has a daughter and a son. She is a very efficient lady and performs her household duties very well. Her husband operates a video game shop in the market and provides community children the gaming facility. He charges a very reasonable amount for playing the games; that’s why he has a lot of children as clients who come to his video game shop regularly to enjoy playing video games.

Samina is also very supportive and sews clothes for her neighboring clients. The income she earns enables her to pay her daughter’s school fees. She has applied for a loan from Kiva partner, Asasah, for her husband who wants to buy the latest video games for his gaming shop. This will help him to make more profits from his business. He is very experienced in his business and Samina is confident about his business success as a result of this loan investment.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

Asasah offers products that are customized for its Muslim clients. This Qard Hassan product loan. also referred to as Qarz-e-Hasna (Al-Madad) in the Urdu language, is an interest free loan, usually offered to students or the very poor. For more information on Islamic microfinance, please click here.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 274
    View loans »
    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $14,714,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 92.2
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Samina's Group's $1,050 loan helped a member to buy latest video games for gaming shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 24, 2012
May 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013