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Akber's Group
In this Group: Akber , Sugran, Haleema, Begum, Rubina
Akber lives in a small city called Borewala which is located in the Punjab province of Pakistan. She has been living in this city with her family for over 20 years. She is 41 years old, a housewife and makes artificial flowers in her spare time to facilitate her husband financially. Her husband is involved in the spice selling business. He sells spices and also provides the services of blending spices for his customers by using a blender machine. Most of his customers come to him for blending their spices. He has been doing this work for over fifteen years.

Now his eldest son has also started this same business to help his family financially. He left his education after10th grade and started this business because his family needed his financial support. Akber’s youngest son is in sixth grade. She wants him to complete his education and become a doctor.

She has applied for a loan from Asasah for her eldest son. With the loan amount he will buy a blender machine and spices of different kinds and improve his business. Akber is in her 2nd loan cycle and has proved to be a very responsible loan user with Asasah. She has maintained a good credit behavior and never missed any meeting.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

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About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 276
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,407,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.7
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Akber's Group's $975 loan helped a member purchase spices & blender machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 11, 2010
Aug 20, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2011