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A loan of $325 helped to purchase more packs of makeup kits, cleansing products and lipstick.


Shaista's story

Shaista is a 23-year-old woman. She is efficiently running a beauty parlor in her community. Her husband is a rickshaw driver but his income is insufficient to meet the basic needs of their family. Due to this reason, she started her own beauty salon to contribute to the family income to support the needs of her family members. She has two children. She is working hard to provide them with quality food, health and education. She has gradually improved her business with the support of Kashf foundation. It’s her 3rd year with Kashf Foundation. Currently she requested a loan of 30000 PKR to purchase more packs of makeup kits, cleansing products and lipstick. This will help her to cater to more customers time after time. She dreams of providing her children with a good quality education.



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