A loan of $2,500 helped to buy a sewing machine, a motorized generator, and an air conditioner.


Awatef's story

Awatef is a married client from Iraq. She is 39 years old and has four children. Awatef assists her husband in providing the family income. She is a dressmaker and works from home. She specializes in tailoring women's outfits and children's clothes. She has been making clothes ever since she was a child, having begun by helping her mother, who was also a dressmaker. She gained years of experience from her mother and then, in 2002, Awatef took tailoring to the next level and started tailoring for a living. She developed an excellent reputation in her neighborhood, thanks to her clean work and on-time delivery. Awatef is requesting a loan of 2,500 USD. She will use the loan to buy a sewing machine, a motorized generator, and an air conditioner. She is aiming to grow her business, so that she will continue to support her husband and be able to educate their children.



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