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Shagufta's Group
In this Group: Shagufta , Nusrat, Katherine, Zahra, Shahina, Perveen, Anila, Shaheen
Shagufta is a 36-year-old woman. To supplement her family's income, she sews clothes for her neighboring customers. She is very talented and can sew designer and non-designer dresses very easily. Her customers are very satisfied with her quality of work and they keep on giving her orders every month.

Shagufta's husband operates a timber sales business. It is located in the market, where he serves many customers every day and earns a good income. He has been in this profession for 10 years and in these years he has been able to successfully expand his business. With this loan, he will be able to further expand his business by buying timber in larger quantities for selling. Shagufta is very hopeful about his business success after this loan.

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More information about this loan

Asasah offers products that are customized for its Muslim clients. This Qard Hassan product loan. also referred to as Qarz-e-Hasna (Al-Madad) in the Urdu language, is an interest free loan, usually offered to students or the very poor. For more information on Islamic microfinance, please click here.

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.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 268
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,406,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 93.9
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Shagufta's Group's $1,825 loan helped a member to buy timber for timber sales business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 5, 2012
Jul 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013