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Sana Fatima- Roadside café owner from Pakistan

I am Sana Fatima. I live in Layyah city in Punjab. My mother created a roadside café known as dhabba to provide for me and my siblings and I felt I had to support her rather than continue my education. Running a dhabba, we faced a lot of negative comments saying that it is “man's work”. Back then we did not reinvest back to the business or keep financial records. However, I decided to take part in the training at the Innovation Hub in Layyah to learn business skills, and through branding our café we already have doubled our profits and I have more plans for the future.

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