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Jamila Bano's Group
In this Group: Jamila Bano , Ruqaiya, Farkhanda, Nasreen, Suraiya
Jamila bano is a very hardworking lady. She lives in a city named Lahore, in Pakistan. Lahore city is famous for its historical places and its Punjabi foods.
She is 45-years old, but her courage and determination never make her tired from her circumstances. She operates a bangle selling business. Her business is a renowned business in the community. She has a variety of bangles. She sells different kinds of bangles, such as steel and bead. Her variety of bangles attracts more customers. She utilizes her income to pay for the utilities.
She is a mother of five children: one son and four daughters. Her son operates a used phone handset repairing & selling business. His shop is located in the main market. Her elder daughter reads in 10th standard and the others read in 5th, 4th and 3rd standard.
Her husband's name is A. R.. He is a mason by profession. He has been in this profession for over 25 years.
Jamila bano is a regular client of Asasah (a microfinance institute in Pakistan). She has successfully repaid her four loans to Asasah and is now applying, for the fifth time, to purchase used handsets and repairing tools to expand her son's business.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

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About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 275
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,631,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.9
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Jamila Bano's Group's $1,275 loan helped a member to purchase used handsets to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 13, 2010
Apr 16, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011