Mestera has worked for Sabahar for nine years. She worked for two years spinning thread, then helped the weavers for a year and is now working in the finishing department. She is married to one of the weavers who works for Sabahar in his home. Before Sabahar, Mestera had temporary contracts working as an assistant to a painter in a construction company.
When asked what Mestera thinks of Sabahar, she says: “Before I worked at Sabahar, I only had temporary contracts. Now I am on salary with a permanent contract. I feel secure. I am happy to work here. It is a nice place to work because there is peace. The employees get along and we don’t have any problems with the managers.”