A loan of $4,150 helped to purchase a specialized sewing machine, stands, shelving, and materials for sewing and knitting.


Ivtisam's story

Ivtisam has provided sewing and alteration services for many years along with knitting items. She has become known for her own designs and excellent work. Recently, she began working adjacent to a bridal salon and is expanding her business. She provides additions and decorative pieces to formal and bridal wear, sells some of her own pieces, and provides alterations for her customers. Although Ivtisam dropped out of school for personal reasons after 8th grade, over the years she has taught herself and gained much-appreciated skills. Many salons in the area are beginning to utilize her services.


Ivtisam needs this loan to purchase a specialized sewing machine, stands, shelving, and materials for sewing and knitting.


Ivtisam wants to continue to expand her business, meeting the ever-growing demand of her customers and area bridal boutiques. One day, she wants to open a shop where she will sell more of her own pieces and designs.



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