A loan of $525 helped to buy good quality wool, nylon, polyester, and polypropylene fibers for making good quality waan (a thread-like material) to increase her sales.


Yasmeen's story

Yasmeen is a 41-year-old married woman. She is a mother of two daughters and two sons. She is trying hard to fulfill their needs, including food, health, clothing, and education. Yasmeen has been doing a business of waan manufacturing for the past seven years. A waan is a thread-like material that is used in making charpoy (a bedstead of woven webbing or hemp stretched on a wooden frame on four legs). Yasmeen offers various types of waan in different colors and has become famous for providing good quality waan in her community. She is content to do this work for the sake of her family. She also sews as a part-time job. In this way, she is able to handle her family's needs and requirements effectively.

This is Yasmeen's sixth year with th Kashf Foundation. She is satisfied with the support of the foundation and has applied for a loan of PKR 50,000 to buy good quality wool, nylon, polyester, and polypropylene fibers for making good quality waan to increase her sales. Her husband is not in good enough physical shape to be employed. Yasmeen wishes to use a part of her profits for her husband’s healthcare and also wants to provide higher education to her children.



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