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Naseem Akhtar's Group
In this Group: Naseem Akhtar, Shamim Akhtar, Tahira, Gulnaz, Shazia, Shahnaz Bibi, Arfa Bibi, Asia
Naseem Akhtar is an ambitious lady. She is involved in a business selling bed-sheets. She is a mother of four children and all of them are getting an education. Naseem is an illiterate woman. She couldn’t get education because her parents were in a poor financial situation. But she doesn’t want the same destiny to befall her children and so she works hard to provide them with an education. Her husband is a driver by profession and drives a rickshaw. He provides transportation facilities to his passengers. His fares are very fair and affordable. He has been in this business for many years.

Naseem has applied for a loan from Kiva partner Asasah for her husband’s business. He will invest the loan in repairing his rickshaw because its engine is creating problems and it won't drive for more than a few hours. Naseem is hopeful that through the loan her husband will be able to complete repairing his rickshaw and will be able to offer his services without any problem.

Additional Information

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About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 271
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,407,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 94.3
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Naseem Akhtar's Group's $1,400 loan helped a member to repair a rickshaw.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 8, 2012
Jun 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013