A loan of $850 helped a member to purchase embroidery material in bulk to make more embroidered dresses.


Rasheeda Begum's Group's story

Rasheeda begum does embroidery work to support her family financially. She lives in Multan where the cost of living is very high.

Rasheeda makes embroidered dresses to order and earns a good profit on the completion of each dress. The profit gives her courage to move her business forward towards success. Earlier, she received orders from her relatives but now her work is acknowledged by her neighbors as well. She earns 500 PKR profit on each dress, which helps her to pay for the utilities.

Rasheeda has applied for a loan from Asasah to buy embroidery material such as clothes, beads and thread in bulk. The material in bulk will help her to make more embroidered dresses and improve her chances of making more sales and income.

In this group: Rasheeda Begum, Mumtaz Mai, Irshad Begum , Asfa, Parveen
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