Maa Tarini Group
Urmila is one of the members of Maa Tarini group. She is standing third from right, raising her hand in the photo. She is 51 years old and is a straight-forward lady, living with her husband, two sons aged 24 and 18 and one daughter aged 20. The primary work of Urmila is milk selling .Now she has five cows producing 20 liters of milk per day. Urmila supplies this milk to the households of Balangir town at 20 INR per liter. With this price of milk, on a monthly basis, from this business she gets an income of 5000 INR. Apart from this, her son and husband run a vegetable cultivation and vending business to add some extra income to the family. As there is growing demand for milk in the community, Urmila has planned to utilize the present loan for purchasing another cow of the Jersey variety. Urmila has a dream to save some money for construction of a house and purchasing a bike.
The other five members Santilata, Janaki, Lakshmi, Budh and Mukhi are also doing the same business of milk selling.
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Mahashakti Foundation focuses its work in some of the most underdeveloped districts in Odisha, characterized by poor infrastructure and high levels of poverty. By supporting this loan, you are enabling access to finance for women living in some of India's poorest and most remote areas.
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About Mahashakti Foundation
Mahashakti Foundation is a public charitable trust that provides microfinance and development services in the low-income state of Odisha. Operating in the poorest region of India, the organization strives to serve rural communities, tribal groups and others living on less than USD$1 a day. In addition to microcredit, it also provides micro-savings and micro-insurance products, as well as business development, health, water and sanitation, and food security services.
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