• Women of Substance

    Khushhalibank, celebrates the Women Entrepreneur Day and pledges to continue its support for women owned businesses. Celebrated every year on 19th November, World Women Entrepreneurs Day commemorates women who continue to defy the daunting circumstances and excel as professionals and home makers in developing economies around the world.

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    Weaving The Fabric Of Dignity

    Residing in the crowded area of Shahdara, Lahore, Walayat bibi runs a small enterprise of knitting and making woolen caps for children. As a widow, she had to bear the complete financial responsibility of her family. 

  • Expanding the scope of dreams

    Ijaz Husain is a small business owner in Lahore. He runs an embroidery unit in Shahdara in the outskirts of Lahore city. Ijaz Husain takes orders for embroidery of unstitched cloth from famous brands as per their requirement. Business was as usual for Ijaz until load shedding started affecting his business. Due to the power outages his machines would remain idle for hours thus delaying delivery of committed orders. Not only was he lacking behind production time but was also loosing valued customers.

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    Journey towards prosperity

    Fauzia Abuzar’s story is another inspiration for women all over Pakistan. Her desire to run a business was not only because she was a widow, it was to do something on her own and set an example in the society that a woman is capable of running a home and a business successfully even if she is uneducated.

  • Wonder Women of Khushhali- Shaheen Munawar

    Shaheen’s cellphone rang in the middle of the night with her husband’s name flickering on the screen. She answered the phone to news that shattered her world—a strange voice asking her to come and identify her husband’s body.  Shaheen’s husband had left the family home in Johar Morr, Karachi that evening to pick up medicine for their son. On his way back, he was cut down by a stray bullet intended for someone else. Shaheen hung up the phone to a new reality; she was a widow and her five children were fatherless.

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