Hasiban is 55 years old and lives in the Balirampur V.D.C, of Kalaiya (Bara district) in Nepal. She is married with three children and owns a tailoring business. She has a very good personal reputation within her community. Most of the women and girls come to her shop to have their clothes mended and repaired. She has requested a loan amount of 60000 NPR to buy additional sewing machines to sew shirts, pants, blouses and skirts to meet the increasing demand. Her plan for the future is to expand her business so that she will be able to support the needs of her family and to send her children to good schools.