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Razia's Group
In this Group: Razia , Fatima, Faiza, Ayesha, Zuhra
Razia is 38 years old, married and the mother of four children, all of whom attend a nearby school. Her husband is a mason by profession, but his work is not stable in that sometimes he is busy and sometimes he is not. To support him financially and help with home finances, Razia does decorative embroidery and sewing. She is very creative in her work, crafting beautiful embroidery designs on clothes and sewing dresses that fit perfectly. Her work has attracted many customers and she receives regular orders every month. Razia has been in this line of work for more than six years, and is requesting a loan to buy beads, colored thread and other items to enhance her ability to do more creative embroidery. She is very confident that this loan will allow her business to grow.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

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About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 337
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,677,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 94.3
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Razia's Group's $1,075 loan helped a member to buy embroidery material for her sewing business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 8, 2012
Jun 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013