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New app GharPar gives beauticians the chance to be financially independent
A mother of four who lives in Baghbanpura, Rabia Shahid recalls a time when she faced crippling pressure to take loans to repay her debts. Her husband’s salary of Rs20,000 at a local Urdu newspaper was not enough to feed, clothe and educate their children -- a story similar to many families in her area who struggle to make ends meet.It is at this point in her life that Shahid decided to work as a freelance beautician for a company called GharPar which provides at-home beauty services predominantly to women in Lahore, Islamabad and Rawalpindi. Two years on, she says she makes more than enough to maintain her household expenses, and even has surplus to help friends or relatives who are in need.
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New app GharPar gives beauticians the chance to be financially independent
A mother of four who lives in Baghbanpura, Rabia Shahid recalls a time when she faced crippling pressure to take loans to repay her debts. Her husband’s salary of Rs20,000 at a local Urdu newspaper was not enough to feed, clothe and educate their children -- a story similar...
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