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Kubra's Group
In this Group: Kubra , Farzana, Suraiya, Rafia, Imam Hussain, Nagina, Salma, Hamida, Asia, Ghulam Fatima, Shamim
Kubra has requested a loan from Kiva partner, Asasah, for her husband, who operates a hair and body oil sales business. With the loan investment, he will buy different kinds of hair and body massage oils for selling to his clients. He handles a good clientele and also sells his products by visiting different areas and places.

He is very experienced in his business and his clients are very happy with his products because he sells them pure oil at very reasonable rates.

Kubra also does work. She is a seamstress, sewing clothes for her neighboring clients to earn profits for her family. This income helps her with paying utilities and the school fees of her children.

She has given birth to six children. Two of them work, while the others are enrolled in a nearby school and are continuing their education.

Kubra is very confident about the better financial future of her family as a result of the loan investment.

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
  • 91.7
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Kubra's Group's $2,400 loan helped a member to buy hair and body oils for her husband's business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 23, 2012
Apr 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013