She is a working lady who stitches clothes for her neighboring clients on order to financially assist her husband. She is very skillful and receives a good number of orders every month.
She is the mother of three daughters and a son. Unfortunately, she couldn’t provide education to her children due to her poor financial situation.
Her eldest daughter is 18 years old and supports Fehmida in her sewing work.
Fehmida is hopeful that after the improvement of her husband’s business she will be able to save some profits for the marriage of her elder daughter.
She is a new loan applicant.
Note: In the picture, the lady raising her hand is Fehmida.
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