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Naheed's Group
In this Group: Naheed , Jamilan, Fatima, Sajida
Naheed is a 38 year old woman. She has resided in a two room brick house in a city Lahore, in Pakistan. Lahore city is famous for its historical places and its Punjabi foods.
She is a mother of three children: one son and two daughters. Her elder son is 18 years old and works with his father. Her elder daughter is 15 years old and reads in 10th standard. Her younger daughter is 12 years old and reads in 7th standard.
Her husband's name is M. S.. He runs a sanitary supplies selling business. His shop is located in the market. Naheed supports him by preparing decorative embroidered clothes. She gets orders from her neighbors, and from the cloth shops as well, and generates a good income.
She is a regular client of Asasah (a microfinance institute in Pakistan). She is applying for a loan for the fourth time to purchase the sanitary supplies, such as (taps, water pipes) in bulk, to expand her husband’s business.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

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About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 160
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,354,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.9
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Naheed's Group's $1,200 loan helped a member to purchase sanitary supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 19, 2010
Apr 15, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011