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Kausar's Group
In this Group: Kausar , Anwar Begum, Manzooran, Nasreen, Kanizan
Kausar Bibi is from the mid-sized city of Vehari, Pakistan. She is the wife of M. A.. Their house consists of four rooms. She is the mother of five children, one daughter and four sons. Her eldest son works in a factory for a monthly wage. Her husband works as a mason.

Kausar stays at home and takes care of her children and family and manages the domestic chores. She has taken two loans from Asasah, a micro-finance institute in Pakistan, and successfully repaid them. Now she is applying for the third loan to purchase masonry tools for her husband so can earn a good profit and improve the standard of living of his family.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

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About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 283
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,714,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.9
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Kausar's Group's $1,200 loan helped a member to buy masonry tools for her husband's business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 17, 2010
Mar 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2011