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Kosar's Group
In this Group: Kosar , Sabira, Nasreen, Rehana, Tahmeena
Kosar, aged 43-years, is married and has three children who are all getting their education from a nearby school.

Kosar and her husband are both very talented and hardworking persons. They are both involved in a football-making business. They stitch footballs and they receive orders from the factories. They complete the orders by doing a lot of struggling to generate income for the family. From the earnings, they run the financial circle and pay off the utilities and school fees of their children.

Kosar has applied for a loan from Kiva partner Asasah for their business. They will invest the loan in buying a football stitching machine, which will help them in receiving larger orders and fulfilling them on time. They are very hopeful that their business will be expanded further and they will be able to increase their client-base and be able to make their income double in size.

Note: "One of the members has a sewing business, that's why she is showing it in the picture".

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

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About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 268
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,714,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 94.3
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Kosar's Group's $1,075 loan helped a member to buy a football stitching machine for football stitching business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 8, 2012
Jun 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013