For most people it's a strenuous job to support a whole family although the kids are helping with household chores, especially the girls. Often they must leave primary school and therefore have only a scant school attendance.
Naturally, people in Mijwan want better living conditions and better opportunities for their children.
the years there has been a huge progress in Mijwan
after Late Kaifi Azmi returned
to the village and founded the Mijwan Welfare Society. People said to me "you should have seen how the conditions were here before
Kaifi Azmi came to Mijwan" "we got electricity, post office, Girls' school, computer
center and lots of women got opportunities
for a job at the embroidery center", a development that continues with
Shabana Azmi along with Namarata Goyal
and all the staff at
With Mijwan Welfare Society initiatives in the area people now have
dreams and hope for the future.