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Nazia's Group
In this Group: Nazia , Riffat, Zahida Parveen
Nazia is a housewife. She has been living in a historic city of Pakistan called Lahore for the past four years in a two-room brick house. She is thirty years old and married to M. A. who works in a newspaper company named “Dawn” as a newspaper seller. She has two children: a three-year-old son named M. Farooq and a two-year-old daughter named Wajeeha.

Nazia is very supportive by nature. She owns and operates a clothes-selling business to share the financial burden with her husband. She buys clothes from the famous markets of Lahore called “Ichra & Anarkali” and sells the goods to different shops at her nearby market and to her community as well. She earns approximately 8-10 thousand PKRs every month.

She has applied for a loan from Asasah for her clothes business. With the loan amount she will buy clothes of different varieties and designed in large quantity and give expansion to her business. She is a new loan user of Asasah. She is hopeful that it will be a profitable experience for her.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

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About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 247
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,360,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.6
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Nazia's Group's $550 loan helped a member purchase clothes for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 11, 2010
Aug 22, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2011