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Seema's Group
In this Group: Seema, Yasmeen, Asma, Safia, Rehana
Seema S. is a group leader. She is married and has six kids, all of whom attend a local school. Seema’s husband manufactures thread reels. He has invested a several loans in his business previously, which allowed him to continue sending his kids to school. Now, they require a loan to expand their business further.

The women in the group all reside in Lahore, the second largest city in Pakistan. Seema’s subgroup members are: Yasmeen (who has a grocery store), Asma S. (her husband is a welder) and Rehana B. (who has a thread manufacturing business). Lastly, Safia B. is a widow who has a printing press.

Additional Information

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

  • $3,004
    Average annual income
  • 163
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $13,507,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 63.1
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Seema's Group's $1,350 loan helped a member to expand the manufacture of thread reels.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
May 12, 2008
Listed
Apr 25, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jun 15, 2009