A loan of $425 helped to purchase a new stitching machine, as well as some spools of thread and ribbons in different colors.


Parveen's story

Parveen is a 42-year-old married woman and works from home as a tailor. She has been in this line of work for eighteen years and is proud to be contributing to her household income. When Parveen was not earning, her family was going through a severe financial crisis that compelled her to use her stitching skills in a productive manner. Her husband was the sole breadwinner of the family and due to limited resources, none of their four sons were sent to school. Parveen the obligation to change her family’s living standards and started working from home. Her hard work helped her to establish a good client base, but she was having difficulty fulfilling large orders. That’s when her sister advised her to borrow from Kashf Foundation. Currently, she has requested for a loan of Rs. 40,000, and her loan will be used to purchase a new stitching machine, as well as some spools of thread and ribbons in different colors. She is in her third loan cycle with a good repayment history. She hopes to have a good experience with this new loan.



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