Sathi's husband attended school up to class VIII (Grade 8). He is a car driver by profession. He is very sincere and hard-working. Sathi is also trying hard to give financial support to help her family. She wants to provide sustenance for her family. She has applied for a loan from BJS (Kiva’s partner). She wants to buy a cow to start a milk supply business. She wants to sell milk from door to door in her locality. She hopes this business will be a profitable one as there is a great demand for milk in the present market. Her main interest is to continue fighting for the betterment of her family and give her daughter a better education.
She hopes to upgrade their house to a pacca one (concrete made).
Her full thanks go to BJS and Kiva
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This loan targets women in the financially underserved parts of India. With a largely rural population, the Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar, and Cooch Behar districts in the state of West Bengal are severely lacking in infrastructure and are three of the poorest districts in Eastern India. This loan enables female entrepreneurs to maintain their current businesses in an area that is under-developed and poorly served by financial institutions.
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About Belghoria Janakalyan Samity
Belghoria Janakalyan Samity (BJS) is a non-profit organization located in India that focuses on poverty alleviation through women’s empowerment. The organization is remarkable in its commitment to the holistic development of some of the poorest districts of West Bengal and goes further than most of its competitors in offering vital access to social services like child schooling, medical services and financial literacy training in addition to credit. Kiva lenders’ funds will be used to create new loans for clients, expand the reach of the organization into more rural areas, and deepen the scope of BJS’s non-financial services that provide key support to the surrounding communities.
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