Tehmina is also a working woman who operates a boutique at her home. She sells stitched and unstitched clothes to her community clients. She is very good at her work and receives a good number of orders every month. She has given birth to four children. Three of the children are studying and one works with his father at his shop.
She has applied for a loan from Kiva partner Asasah for further expansion of her boutique business. With the loan, she will buy clothes of different varieties that will help her make more profits from her business. She is very experienced in her business and has been operating it for many years. She is confident that after the loan investment, it will grow further.
Note: In the photo, the lady raising her hand is Tehmina.
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