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Total loan: $500


South Dinajpur, WB, India / Food

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A loan helped to purchase more stock of rice paddy in order to expand her business.

Kesh's story

Kesh is a 46-year-old married woman from a small village in South Dinajpur, West Bengal. She has a family of 4 members and a monthly household income of INR 8,000. She is engaged in the paddy business. She purchases a huge stock of paddy from the local farmers, processes it at her home and sells the rice in the nearby market. The business is the main source of family income but it is barely enough to cover the family expenses. She plans to purchase more stock of paddy in order to increase income. Hence, she has applied for a loan of INR 35,000 from Grameen Shakti, one of Milaap's field partners. She and her family will be thankful to the lenders for their support.