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Loans for home-based working women

Karachi: Under the supervision of the director of the Centre of Excellence for Women’s Studies (CEWS) and founder of Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Niswan (ATN), Prof Dr Nasreen Aslam, a self-employed women’s fund, has been established for home-based women workers.

The fund has been established with the cooperation of generous personalities of the city. The fund would be a resource pool for these home-based women workers in the form of interest-free loan which would be provided up to Rs10,000, a press release issued on Wednesday said.

The aim of the self-employed women’s fund is to provide loans to improve and strengthen the business of home-based women workers. The loans would be provided on easy terms and conditions to deserving women. The loans would be given before Eidñul-Fitr to the women of Landhi Town 2-C area and 10 women are selected through a draw.

Source: The News

Date:8/25/2011