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A loan of $225 helped to purchase more variety of winter season clothes.

Saeedan's story

Ms. Saeedan is a 33-year old married woman. She is very motivated and has always wanted to do something to help improve her family situation.
Her husband, a driver, had been the sole earner of the family, and it had been difficult to cover all household expenses from his income alone, so Saeedan took initiative and started a clothes retailing business. She purchases clothes in various designs and colors from the market at wholesale prices to sell to people in her community. She knows the tastes of her customers very well.

She is a mother of five, four of whom are attending school currently. She needs to improve her business, so she can use profits to meet the needs of her children. In order to purchase more variety of winter season clothes, she contacted Kashf Foundation and applied for a loan of Rs. 20000. With the new merchandise, she will able to earn increased profits through her sales.

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