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Yasmeen Akhtar's Group
In this Group: Yasmeen Akhtar, Allah Rakhi, Zarina Naqvi , Abdia Naseem, Safia
Yasmeen akhtar’s husband has a timber shop in Borewala, a city of shrines in Pakistan. She lives there with her family of four people, two children and herself with her husband.

Both of her children are getting an education. Yasmeen akhtar wants them to finish their education for which she works very hard. She makes and sells artificial flowers to pay their school fees.

Yasmeen’s husband wants to buy more timber for his shop because he has received big order to fill. She has applied for a loan from Asasah for that purpose. She hopes that fulfillment of this order will bring good profit to her husband.

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About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 271
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,407,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.3
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Yasmeen Akhtar's Group's $1,050 loan helped a member purchase timbers for selling.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 15, 2010
Jun 22, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011