A loan of $275 helped to invest in utensils, cosmetics, and some furniture items for her beauty parlor.


Nida's story

Farzana, age 22, is a vigorous unmarried lady. She did not get married due to lacking the money for a wedding. Four years ago, she started a parlor in a small corner of her two-room house. Along with her younger sister Sameen, she works hard day and night to give the parlor a strong local reputation so that they may be able to provide for the family.

Farzana and Sameen labor tirelessly to keep the business running because they are the breadwinners of the house. There are seven dependents on these two women since none of their siblings are old enough to earn themselves. Two of their sisters are enrolled in school.

The sisters have reported to Kashf that it has been getting extremely difficult to manage the family, as the parlor is running on minimal necessities, causing clients to be hesitant to avail themselves of the parlor's services. This is why Farzana has requested a loan worth RS 25,000 from Kashf. She tells us that she will be using the loan to invest in utensils, cosmetics, and some furniture items for the parlor.



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