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Kousar
Kousar is 36 years old, a married woman and a mother of three. She is a hardworking mother who is helping her family by providing tailoring services in her community. She has been doing it for the past 13 years. She knows the techniques of stitching very well. Her regular customers are her neighbors and the local community. She earns enough to lead a decent life.

To help her continue operations of her business, Kousar has requested a loan of PKR 25,000 to buy a stock of threads in different colors with packs of zippers, buttons etc. She is currently in her third loan cycle with the Kashf Foundation and has shown a good credit repayment behavior in the past. In addition to expanding her business she will use part of the revenues to deal with personal expenses.

Additional Information

About Kashf Foundation

Kashf Foundation is one of the leading microfinance providers in Pakistan, focused on expanding financial access for poor women across the country. The organization’s economic empowerment program has grown from 913 clients in 1999 to 284,653 clients as of May 2012, with a current outstanding portfolio of US$32 million.

Kashf has trained over 227,000 clients in basic financial literacy and systemized financial education since 2010, in addition to providing training in gender justice and empowerment to over 12,500 participants since 2011. This group includes clients, their husbands and adolescent boys in their communities.

Over the past 16 years, Kashf has disbursed an estimated 2 million loans. Today, it operates in 16 districts in Punjab province and 1 district in Sindh province through a network of 157 branches. It plans to open 19 new branches to cover all four of Pakistan’s provinces.

About Pakistan

  • $3,004
    Average annual income
  • 215
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $14,215,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 106.4
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Kousar to buy a stock of threads in different colors with packs of zippers and buttons.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 26, 2013
Listed
Nov 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 17, 2014