A loan helped to buy a new vehicle and to also buy cotton and fabric for her sewing business.


Melaia's story

Meet Melaia. She is a mother to six grown ups, grand mother to twelve and a wife to a farmer. They live at their own home, with only few of her children, while the rest are having their own families and homes.

All her children finished high school, and two of her daughters are helping her with her business. Her business is sewing pillow cases., Melaia buys the plain white pillow case and fabric, then hand sews a decoration of flowers or any decoration into it, making it look brand different and unique. She use a thicker type of threads with different colors.

This type of business makes really good money, because it is most wanted in times of wedding and important occasion for decoration. Shown in her photo is an ordered sewing pillow case from overseas. This is the main source of income for their living. Her business is running very successfully.

Her vision for the future is for her remaining children to have a better life and be able to make a living.


This loan is special because:

It helps proven female entrepreneurs grow their businesses and create jobs.



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