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Total loan: $1,525
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Bilquis' Group


A loan of $1,525 helped a member to buy a buffalo.


Bilquis' Group's story

Bilquis baji is the wife of M. A. and a mother of ten children: four sons and six daughters. She lives in a small area of the city of Kasur, named Kot Radha Kishan,Pakistan. Bilquis baji owns a two room brick house and has been living in it for the last 34 years. Her older three sons work in a factory. Her husband is a loader. He loads the vegetables and transports them to the clients. Bilquis baji is a milk seller and has been in this profession for the last 30 years. She is applying for a loan to buy a buffalo to expand her milk business.

Bilquis baji is joined in her loan group by five other members. Asia baji wants a loan to buy groceries for her grocery shop. Shagufta baji wants a loan to buy iron rods which are used to construct the roofs of the houses. Samina baji wants a loan to buy clothes to resell. Razia baji and Rashidan baji each want a loan to expand their hair oil businesses.

This is a group loan. The loan funds will be distributed among the group members, each of whom will invest in her own business. The members mutually guarantee one another's loans. If one member does not repay, the other members are responsible.

In this group: Bilquis, Asia, Shagufta, Samina, Razia, Rashidan
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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: September 15, 2008

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: September 15, 2008