A loan of $250 helped to buy another machine to make ‘waan’ (a thread-like material used to make a bedstead) with fresh quality thread.


Azra's story

Azra is a 48-year-old married woman and a mother of three children: one son and two daughters. She is doing a business of ‘waan’ manufacturing, which is a thread-like material used to make a bedstead of wooden frame on four legs. She offers various types of ‘waan’ in different colors, and is famous in providing good quality material in her community.

Azra operates the machine at home with the help of her husband. They are contentedly doing it together for the sake of their family. She is trying hard to fulfill the needs of her family members, and due to her earnings, she is better able to manage her household more efficiently.

It’s her second year with Kashf Foundation. Azra has applied for a loan of 25,000 PKR (Pakistani rupees) to buy another machine to make the ‘waan’ with fresh quality thread, to increase her sales. She dreams to expand her business and increase her profits.



Loan details


Lenders and lending teams



Loan details