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Nooran is a talented lady. She runs an embroidery business from home to support her family financially. She makes embroidered clothes for neighborhood clients and earns a good income. She is a resident of Sheikh Bhago which is a small residential area of the city of Kasur. Kasur is known for its leather industry in Pakistan. She came to Kasur after her marriage.

Nooran has two sons. Both of them have a shoe making business. Nooran couldn’t provide them with education due to poor financial conditions. Both of them are getting good results from their business and receiving regular orders from different shoe factories and shoe shops. Her elder son started this business four years ago and Nooran hopes that an investment will bring profitable changes to his business.

Her husband’s name is N. A. and he has a construction supplies business. He has contracts with different construction companies and individuals. He has been doing this business for many years and is known for his good quality of construction materials.

Nooran has applied for a loan from Kiva's partner Asasah for her elder son who wants to buy shoe laces, leather, nails and shoe polisher, etc., to make a larger quantity of shoes which will help him complete his orders on time and make more profit. She is a new loan user of Asasah and hopes that this will earn her son good profits and she will become a regular user.

About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 218
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,685,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.4
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Nooran to buy shoe laces, leather, nails and shoe polisher for a shoe making business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 17, 2011
Feb 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012