Ann.grameswari Self Help Group
One of them is Rajani, who was selected as their president. Rajani is a 36-year-old lady living with her husband and her three children who are schooling. The lady in the third position from the left side of the photograph is Rajani. Her husband works as a laborer in a factory situated near to her village. She runs a grocery shop to help her husband financially. She sells rice, grains, lentils, edible oil, spices, biscuits, soap, detergent, hair oil etc. in her shop. She has developed a very good relationship with her customers in the village. She likes the fact that she can cater to the needs of the people in her village.
She has a plan to make her shop bigger and keep multiple things in her shop to satisfy her customers. She also wants to purchase the items for her shop in bulk directly from the wholesalers, for which she has requested for a loan to purchase items like toothbrushes, toothpaste, soft drinks, wheat flour, grains and other household consumables.
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About People's Forum
People’s Forum is a development organization based in Odisha, India that provides affordable loan products and support services to women. The organization distinguishes itself by reaching out to particularly marginalized groups, including leprosy-affected families, widows, single mothers, and disabled persons. People’s Forum will harness Kiva’s flexible, zero-interest capital to serve even more borrowers in one of the poorest regions of India.
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