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Atia's Group
In this Group: Atia , Sajida, Nusrat, Dalia, Gulshan
Atia is a 35-year-old widow and a mother of four children: three sons and one daughter. Her sons are involved in different kinds of work while her daughter is free and manages the household work with Atia.

Atia herself is a talented lady. She owns and operates a sewing business at her home. She does this work to supplement the income of her family. She has been operating her business for the past 10 years by receiving orders from her relatives and neighbors. Now she has become expert in her work and receives regular orders from her customers.

She will invest the loan in buying a new sewing machine because her current machine has become rough and doesn’t produce quality work. She is hopeful that her sewing business will return her better profits with the loan investment.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

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About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 474
    View loans »
    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,107,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 94.3
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Atia's Group's $925 loan helped a member to buy a new sewing machine for sewing business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 12, 2012
Jun 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013