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Total loan: $450


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Cooch Behar, WB, India / Transportation

Sima's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped to purchase a toto rickshaw battery and expand her family's transportation business.

Sima's story

Sima is a 23-year-old house-maker from a small village of Cooch Behar district, West Bengal. Her husband is a toto (a battery-driven three-wheeler vehicle) driver, which is the only source of their income. She has a household of 3 members and an income of INR 9,000 per month. Currently, her husband's toto rickshaw needs a change of battery but he does not have sufficient savings to buy a new battery for the toto rickshaw. So, she has applied for a loan of INR 30,000 from BJS, one of Milaap's field partners. She will use this loan to purchase a toto rickshaw battery and generate a better income in the future. She and her family will be thankful to the lenders.