Jag and her husband make and sell bags. For years they worked for someone else and struggled to save enough money to support their children, but with two loans from Shikhar—an Opportunity International partner—they were able to start their own business. The loans allowed Jag and her husband to purchase sewing machines and raw materials and hire four other employees. Today, they're saving much more for the future and enjoying their newfound financial independence.
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