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Bilquis' Group
In this Group: Bilquis , Kosar Parveen , Khursheed , Nasreen
Bilquis is a wife of M. A. and they both live in a city named Lahore, a city famous in Pakistan for its historical places and its Punjabi foods. Her husband runs a grocery shop in the market. He has six years of experience in this business. Bilquis is an active lady. She manages her household work and takes care of the children. She has given birth to two children: one son and one daughter. Both are enrolled in school and are getting an education. She is applying for a loan to buy groceries to diversify her husband’s grocery shop into a store.

Bilquis has three other ladies in her loan group. Kosar Parveen wants a loan to buy tins of paint to sell. Khursheed wants a loan to buy vehicle repair tools for her motor workshop. Nasreen wants a loan to buy clothes for her clothes-selling business.

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

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 307
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,714,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.0
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Bilquis' Group's $850 loan helped a member to buy groceries for grocery shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 15, 2010
Mar 28, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2011