A loan of $225 helped to buy another machine and increase her production and sales of elastic that is used in sewing clothes and baby’s garments.


Siara's story

Ms. Siara is a 25-year-old married woman. She has had a business for one year manufacturing elastic that is used in sewing clothes and baby’s garments. She has become famous for providing good quality material in her community. Siara operates the machine at home by herself. Her husband is employed in water supply management, with a low income. Siara is a mother of three children, among them two who are school-going. She is trying hard to meet the needs of her family members. She also does sewing as a part-time job. In this way, she is able to manage the household more efficiently. This is her first year with Kashf Foundation. She has applied for a loan of PKR 20,000 to buy another machine for making elastic, to increase her sales. She expects a boost in her earning from her larger sales.



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