The highly seasoned and respected High Court Judge (retired) Justice Nasira Javed Iqbal is a dynamic personality that needs no introduction.
Shehnaz is 48 and married with six children. Presently, only two of her children are at school. She lives in Kareem Pura, a small locality in Peshawar, KPK.
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Sakina is a 40-year-old widow. She is a resident of Tando Allah yar. She has four children. She essentially makes clay pots and utensils used in both decoration as well as cooking.
Zeeshan is 27 years old and single. He is a resident of Rohri, Sindh. He operates a small retail store to contribute to his family's earnings.
Shehnaz is a resident of Hyderabad, Sindh. She lives with her husband and their three children. Shehnaz herself is a self-made and hard working woman.
Ulmat Bibi lives in Peshawar. She is a widow and the only hope for her children’s welfare. Her husband passed away a while ago.
Orya Maqbool Jan is a seasoned conservative writer and columnist.
Aged at 54, Bhamroo belongs to a minority community and lives in Mithi, Tharparkar. He is running the business of selling different fabric for bed sheets and pillow covers.
Dhaappo is a 34-year-old hardworking, diligent and good natured lady. She is a native of the small town of Tandoo Allah Yar. She is married and a mother to four children.
Nizam Manzoor is a resident of the small town of Rohri in Sukkur District. His household includes his parents and a sister.
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Yasmeen is a strong independent woman who has gone through immense struggles for her family. She lives in Nowshera, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, with her husband and their 5 children.
Diya and her husband have two sons aged fourteen and eight, and a daughter aged twelve. They belong to the Hindu community and live in Mithi, Tharparkar.
Omar is a resident of Mardan. Starting from nothing, Omar has achieved an impressive amount of success in a short time. He now requires a second loan to help him expand his shop.
Shehnaz is a resident of district Tando Allah yar in Sindh. Her husband passed away, a few years ago, leaving herself and their two children with absolutely no source of income.
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Bushra is married and lives in the small district of Tandoo Allah Yar. She works as a seamstress from home in order to contribute something to her family’s inadequate income.
Meera is a 47-year-old housewife. She lives in the small remote town of Tando Allah Yar in interior Sindh. She manages a household of nine members and works as a seamstress as well
Nosheen is a resident of Karachi. She is married and her works at an average job. To support her family better, she operates a jewellery making business from home.
Shehzadi is 42 years old and a widow. She is a seamstress by profession and works from her home to provide for her family.
Shazia Nadir is an immensely hardworking lady. She is 32 years of age and married. She lives with her husband and children in the heart of Hyderabad city.
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Zarina belongs from an underprivileged background. She works as a seamstress from her home and stitches various styled outfits for women in her locale.
Ummat Bibi is 52, married and has three children. Belonging to a poor family background she was never able to give her children the privilege of education.
Muhammad Hafeez is 42, and is a resident of Kareem Pura, Peshawar. He runs his embroidery business, where he crafts ladies fancy clothes.
Razia is married and manages a household of six members. She is a mother to five children; four daughters and a son. Her husband used to work as a carpenter.
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Imran, aged 23, is a polio survivor and hence is disabled. He resides with his family of 11 in Tando Allah Yar. He repairs motors, winds and also sells electric spares parts.
Bano Bibi is a seamstress by profession. She designs and stitches all sorts of women’s outfits for the ladies in her neighborhood. She belongs from a lower middle class family.
At the age of 54, Nazma Bano is married and a mother to two sons and three daughters. She started a proper ready-to-wear garments business by taking out a loan from Akhuwat.
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Dr. Ishrat Hussain is most commonly recognized for his tenure at the State Bank of Pakistan as its Governor.
Parveen is a strong and self-dependent woman, who, despite the life’s difficulties, has found a way to be happy and gratified. She presently lives with her son and his three kids.
Naghma started a small confectioneries and sweets shop, from a small cabin in her locality. She is the sole provider for her son and elderly mother
Mrs. Mussarrat Iqbal is married and lives in the area of Bhittai Colony in Karachi. She and her husband run a garments business from home.
Nasreen is a strong, independent woman who plays a vital part in supporting her family. She is 41 years old, married and lives in the area of Ahmadnagar in Sukkur
Pano Akil, Pakistan
Raheema is a middle aged business owner and a widow. She is resident of a small city of Sindh province, Pano Akil. She manages a household of eight members.
At the age of 30, Sunny is married and lives in the district of Tando Allah yar in Interior Sindh. She has three children. She crafts bed linens with applique work.
Shabbir Khatoon is married with nine children; five sons and four daughters and lives in Allahabad Colony, Sukkur. She sews clothes from her home.
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Malcom Harper has been a professor of enterprise development at Cranfield School of Management, UK since 1995.
Shazia Rashid is a dedicated and hardworking individual of 32 years. She and her husband run a small tailoring business from their home and are looking to start a proper boutique.
Abdul Waheed is 43 years old and the sole provider for a family of six. He is married and has four children. He is an iron welder by profession and had his own welding shop.
Shareefan is 47 years old and married. She lives in a small area of Hyderabad city called Latifabad. She has four children; three sons and a daughter.
Ismail is a hardworking individual and runs a food stall selling various snacks. He needs help to increase his earnings.
Zuhra is 36 years old and lives in the small town of Latifabad, situated in Hyderabad, Sindh. \Zuhra works from home by making traditional bangles.
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Azeeman Gul belongs to an essentially poor family. She is married and manages a home with 7 members. She lives with her husband, three sons and two daughters in Sukkur.
Daleep and his brother have a shoe-making business wherein one of the brothers supplies the shoes and the other looks after the sales on the shop.
Abida Khatoon is married and lives in Karachi. She belongs from a middle class family. She is working from her home as a seamstress to contribute to her household income.
Farzana is a determined and hardworking woman. Farzana herself operates a small confectionaries shop where she sells sweets, biscuits, chocolates and some common groceries.
At 48, Shabana looks after a household of nine members. She is married and has four children; a son and three daughters. She operates a small confectioneries shop in her locale.
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Nehar Begum is an extremely hard working and independent woman. She is a widow and a mother of nine children; seven daughters and two sons.
Samina is 38 years of age and married. She lives with her husband, two sons and a daughter in the city of Karachi. Her husband is jobless, and she herself works as a seamstress.
Parveen Bano is an extremely skilled embroidery artist. She runs an embroidery business, where she makes traditional fancy clothes for women, that are usually worn on formal events
Zeb-un-Nisa lives is in a small neighborhood of Hyderabad with her husband and their two daughters. Zeb-un-Nisa has a small confectionary shop where she sells different sweets.
Amber Anwar is a resident of Bhittai Colony in Karachi. She manages a household of five, including herself, her husband, and their three children.
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Leemoon is a resident of Mithi, Tahrparkar. He owns a small shop where he sells snacks and other confectionary items for kids.
Asmat Aara lives in Nowshera, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and is married. She has three children. She works as a seamstress to earn a living.
Ambreen is 34 and divorced. She lives in a small neighborhood of Hyderabad, Sindh, with her family. She has three children, who are going to school.
Ghareeda Farooqi is a talented journalist and anchor person and holds a master’s degree in Mass Communication.
Siraj is an auto mechanic by vocation. He is married and his family comprises of his mother, wife and four children.
Naveed is a resident of Karachi and owns a small business. He basically sells kitchen utensils that mainly include cutlery, pots and pans in varying sizes.
Nawaz khan is the sole provider for a family of nine members. He lives in Peshawar with his wife and seven children; four daughters and three sons.
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Ali Sher is a resident of Sukkur and operates a small grocery store in his neighborhood. His store is the sole source of income for his family of six.
Kamran Shahid is the well-known anchor from the current affairs show “On the Front with Kamran Shahid”.
Sumayya is a resident of Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. She is married and has four children. She belongs from an extremely underprivileged family.
At the age of 26, Neelum Baber manages a small household if four members, that includes herself, her husband and their two children. Neelum also works from home as a seamstress.
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Sohail is a young individual of 22, and is single. He lives in the area of Latifabad, in the city of Hyderabad. He works at a lathe machine, making various tools and equipment.
Hameeda Mubeen is 46 years old and lives in Hyderabad city. She runs a grocery store in her neighborhood, selling various household commodities.
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Gailu and his wife buy material for clothes form Hyderabad and sew up clothes from that to sell in to the village. They need your help to raise their earnings.
Haroon Rasheed is a highly respected columnist and political analyst. His views on politics and social issues are well recognized and accepted by a significant audience.
Khursheed is a part of an extremely deprived household. She is married and has nine children. Khursheed works from home and makes traditional bangles, made from glass.
Zarina is a resident of Hyderabad and lives with her husband, a daughter and two grand daughters. She and her husband earn a living through their confectionaries shop
Receiving his education in Mass Communication from Bahawalpur, Javed Chaudhry started his career as a columnist with Daily Jung in 1997.
Salma Rasheed is 41 and married. She lives with her husband and their four children in the city of Hyderabad. She has three daughters and a son.
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Nasreen is a 30-year-old housewife as well as a small business owner. She is a resident of a small locality in Hyderabad called Latifabad. She manages a household of six members.
At the age of 50, Iqbal Ahmad Khan lives with his family of eight in Sukkur. Iqbal Ahmad has been engaged in the business of repairing bicycles.
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Khalid Maqbool was a seasoned officer of the Pakistan Army and the Governor of Punjab from 2001 to 2008. He has been the longest serving Governor of Punjab till date.
Qurat-ul-Ain is a seamstress by profession. She particularly stitches women’s formal clothes like frocks, paneled shirts, fancy lehngas and skirts etc.
Abdul Jabbar is a photographer by profession. He has an experience of six years. He needs interest free loan to provide better services to his customers
Ali Khan lives in the city of Nowshera with a family of five. He owns a small grocery store to provide for them
Saleem Haider is a young individual of 22 and lives in Shah Khalid Colony in Sukkur. He is single and lives with his parents, a brother and a sister.