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Maqsooda's Group
In this Group: Maqsooda , Razia, Bibi, Irshad
Maqsooda lives in a small city called Riwind which is about 30km from Lahore, Pakistan. She lives there with her family. Her husband's name is K. A.. He works in the field and also sells milk.

Maqsooda is a very talented lady. She not only manages the household chores but also handles her business of making artificial flowers for sale. She does this work to generate income for her family.

She has eight children: seven sons and a daughter. Four of them couldn’t get an education and they had to work to financially support the family, but Maqsooda has managed to provide education facilities for her younger children.

Maqsooda has applied for a loan for the fifth time from Asasah. With this loan, she will buy another buffalo to expand her husband’s milk selling business.

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
  • $17,386,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.3
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Maqsooda's Group's $1,350 loan helped a member to purchase another buffalo for the dairy business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 21, 2010
Jun 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011