Amira (40) believed that “Dreams couldn’t be achieved through making wishes. Only determination can make it”. She knew how to make living amidst tough circumstances when her husband passed away leaving her alone with many children. Amira invested her talent in sewing along with her neighbor, Sahar, whose husband had a critical health condition, also has suffered similar circumstances and decided to light a candle better than to curse the darkness.
The two women applied for SARC’s livelihood grants and received sewing machines, after an assessment process ensured their ability to manage a small business project. SARC team follow up their project and, in fact, the women proved to be successful as they gave out the rented sewing machines, which consumed their money, to use the new ones and attain self-sufficiency.