Najma Perveen's Group
Najma helps her family financially by doing sewing work. She gets orders from her relatives and neighbors and charges from them 100-130 PKRs for each dress. Her earning allows her to pay for the utilities and to manage the kitchen in her home. She has given birth to three sons and a daughter who are all illiterate because they couldn’t provide them with a better education.
She has applied for a loan from Asasah for her husband. With the loan, he will buy fertilizer and seeds in bulk and meet the orders of his customers.
Najma hopes that by investing money in her husband’s business, he will be able to make more money, which will help Najma’s family to enjoy a better financial life.
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