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Naseem's Group
In this Group: Naseem, Rukhsana, Bushra, Naseem, Zahida, Humair
Naseem, age 46, is a very hard-working and efficient tailor. She lives in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, with her husband and children. She has been operating her small tailoring business for the last few years, providing tailoring services in her community. All of her clients appreciate her for her excellent skills.

She is requesting financing in order to invest in buying a tailoring machine and tailoring materials, such as cloth, machine oil, and packs of thread. Naseem is hopeful that the loan will be a productive one for her business and bring about positive changes in the life of their family.

She is very thankful to Kiva and BRAC Pakistan.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

BRAC Pakistan focuses its work in some of the most underdeveloped parts of Pakistan, characterized by poor infrastructure and high levels of poverty. By supporting this loan, you are enabling access to finance for borrowers living in some of Pakistan's poorest areas.

About BRAC Pakistan

BRAC Pakistan is a subsidiary of BRAC, one of the world’s largest development organizations with a focus on microfinance and economic empowerment. It offers micro-loans designed to help small businesses, very poor clients and others, in addition to health and education services. Kiva’s flexible, zero-interest capital will enable BRAC to expand its outreach in underserved regions and to women who have had no access to microfinance services.

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
  • 318
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $16,524,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 97.4
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Naseem's Group's $1,150 loan helped a member to purchase a tailoring machine and tailoring materials, such as cloth, machine oil, and packs of thread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 10, 2013
Jan 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013