A loan of $250 helped to buy large quantities of embroidery materials such as threads, sequins and pearls.


Ruqia's story

Ruqia is a 38-year-old energetic married mother. She has had a business doing hand-embroidery for the past five years and demand for her work is strong because she is zealous with her craft. Ruqia’s embroidery patterns are very popular on her street and she is the highest income earner in her household. However, business challenges, combined with family expenditures, frustrate her nearly every day. Ruquia is a mother of two children and must provide them with the basic necessities of life. She wants to grow her business so she has requested a loan of 25,000 Pakistani rupees (PKR) to buy large quantities of raw materials, such as threads, sequins and pearls, to meet the increasing demand. Her dream is to open her own shop in the market to display her work.



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