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Rehana's Group
In this Group: Rehana , Nabeela, Kosar, Noreen, Nasreen, Razia
Rehana has been living in a small city in Punjab, Pakistan called Kot Radha Kishen for past 15 years. It is known for its dairy industry. Her house contains a single room and is located in the area named Judgewala.

She is married to M. S. who is in the animal-sales business. He purchases animals when they are young, raises them and sells them for a profit. He has been in this business for many years and has a good number of clients in his area. Most of his clients are butchers who buy animals from him to sell as meat.

Rehana has given birth to two sons and two daughters. Her eldest son works in a factory while the others are getting their education by attending local schools. She has applied for a loan from Kiva partner Asasah for her husband who wants to buy some goats for the further expansion of his business.

Rehana is hopeful that after investing loan in his business, her husband will be able to expand his business and earn more profit. She is a regular loan user of Asasah and this is her 4th loan application. In previous loan years, she has maintained a good credit behavior and never missed any meeting.

Note: In the photo, the lady holding a book (called Asasah Passbook) is Rehana.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

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About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 239
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,631,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.6
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Rehana's Group's $1,525 loan helped a member to buy goats for animal-sales business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 1, 2011
Mar 4, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012