Read more: A Seamstress in the Making
Chaitanya is a 24 year old nursing student who is currently living with her husband and in-laws in Yeoor. She heard about the Mazaar sewing classes through her mother in law and has been participating in them for the past 3 months. After receiving her sewing certificate after one year of training she hopes to…
Read more: Webinar: What do you want to be when you’re all grown up?
In this live interactive session we introduced some of our community’s youngsters as they compare and contrast their educational and career pathways. Tahera ben from Tokyo, Khuzaima bhai from San Francisco, and Aliasger bhai from Canada all mapped our their education pathways, sharing their wisdom with young attendees looking to map out their future careers.
Read more: Community Conversations: Livelihood Series
A series of live interactive sessions about small businesses were held where speakers and panelists shared their stories, journey, and choices they made to establish their businesses. The webinars were dynamic and engaging conversations between our speakers, panelists and the audience. We hope the webinars will inspire others to start their own entrepreneurial journey.
Read more: Counsel Throughout Challenges
Muhammed is a 33-year-old man staying with his sick mother, who is hospitalized regularly. Throughout many difficult periods, Zahra Hasanaat has offered him moral and financial support.
Read more: Adaptability during Crisis
Ahmed is a blind man whose business took a hit during the pandemic. Zahra Hasanaat has offered him Covid relief, along with financial loans to help him get back on his feet. Afterward, through the help Zahra Hasanaat offered, he was able to manage a new livelihood through selling roadside produce.
Read more: Dawoodi Bohra Center Helping Women Stitch Up a New Life
On 14th November 2021, the Free Press Journal Mumbai edition carried a story on the Mazaar-e-Qutbi Welfare Centre, highlighting the work being done to empower women from low-income families to become financially independent.
Read more: Endurance through Earth-shattering Loss
Hussaina is a hardworking 17-year-old student in a family afflicted by the devastating effects of an earthquake, achieving good grades despite financial struggles and school changes.
Read more: Insurance Seminar at Welfare Center
The workshop engaged and educated families about good financial planning and subsidized policies available especially in the Indian market. We are continuing to develop other partnerships and initiatives also that will help people gain stability and security through good financial planning.
Read more: Eager to Learn, Eager to Succeed
Latika was forced to marry right after she completed Junior College despite wanting to attend University. She wants to eventually open up her own seamster business and name it after her youngest daughter, “Aakarshin”. Her dream dress to design is a modern take on classic Saris by making them easier and quicker to wear.
Read more: Webinar: Community Service
Our exemplars have always stressed the importance and necessity of extending a helping hand to the underprivileged. We invite you to meet with our community’s social service champions – individuals who have made it their life mission to help others. During this live interactive session we heard them share their stories and what motivated them…
Read more: Following Her Dreams
Ekaparana was the first student to sign up for the Zahra Hasanaat sewing classes when they started. Ekaparana stopped attending school after the 10th standard because she said she was not good at studying. Following 10th standard she stayed at home, helped out with chores, and got married at 20.