Naseem, in her spare time, provides full support to her husband by taking care of the animals. She is also a seamstress and sews clothes for her neighboring clients for profits. She has given birth to 3 sons. Her eldest son is illiterate while the other 2 are enrolled in a local school and are getting their education. Naseem is hopeful that an investment will help her husband increase his income and she will be able to continue giving education to her children.
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