Project 3 – One Stitch at a Time

Location  Panch Hatdi, Matun Market, Nadiad, India

Status  Completed – January 2016
Challenge  Saira Banu Iqbal Hussain Kasi, is a 21 year old girl who is unable to hear or speak. She is living with her grandparents since she lost her parents. Her income source is via sewing which she does via a loaned sewing machine from her neighbor. She has to pay 50% of her income as rent for the loaned machine.

Solution   This strong willed girl, undeterred by physical limitations was the happy recipient of yet another sewing machine from one of our friends, Atulbhai Maganbhai Patel, at Karma Junction. She will no longer have to split her income to rent the neighbor’s sewing machine.

Costs   $106.60 = 7,000
Helping Hands  Hanif Sindhi, Siraj Sindhi, Amitu Metha, Atulbhai Maganbhai Patel

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