Nasreen's husband sells wheat and other agricultural products, earning a reasonable income every month. Nasreen has one son who is studying in the 4th grade. Nasreen is illiterate but she strongly knows the importance of education. She wants her son to become successful in life by completing his schooling.
Note: In the photo, Nasreen is holding a book (the Asasah Passbook).
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