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Shaheen Bibi's Group
In this Group: Shaheen Bibi, Ghulam Begum, Bashiran Bibi, Nazia Bibi, Fayyaz Bibi, Razian Begum, Zubaida Begum, Sugran Bibi
Shaheen bibi, 26 years old, is a kind and responsible woman. She is married and lives with her family and three children, 7, 5 and 3 years old. Shaheen’s days are focused on managing the progress of her home-based decorative embroidery business. She crafts beautiful embroidered designs on clothes which helps to attract many customers in her community.

Shaheen bibi's husband has owned a barber shop for the past 10 years. He has a good reputation and a deep understanding of local consumers. He is becoming well known in his area. He will use this loan to purchase chairs to provide better seating arrangements, scissors and beauty products (face creams, masks, etc.) for his barber shop. Shaheen is hopeful that her husband will be able to gain more profits after the loan investment and to provide a better life to the family as a whole.

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
  • 370
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $16,478,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 88.0
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Shaheen Bibi's Group's $1,875 loan helped a member to buy chairs, scissors and beauty products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 29, 2011
Dec 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012