The loan enabled her to expand the school to meet the needs of her growing cohort of students.It also renewed her faith in herself as an entrepreneur and her commitment to education.
Only a few years after taking out that first loan, Shaheen now owns the land under her school, worth 60 lakh rupees, and has provided an educational haven to over 300 children. Having hired twelve teachers, Shaheen is also increasing employment opportunities and demonstrating to the women in her community that they too can succeed as entrepreneurs.
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Source: The News