Total loan: $225

Bharathi Shg - Group

Tanjore, Tamil Nadu, TN, India / Personal Use

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A loan helped to buy fuel-efficient cook-stoves.

Bharathi Shg - Group's story

Bharathi is a group of nine women, led by Tamizharasi (featured borrower holding board with SHG name), and her group members who are on a mission to make a small but important change to their way of living. All of them are living in NatchiyarKovil village in Tamil Nadu. These women use traditional stoves for cooking in their homes. The noxious smoke and particulate matter that emanate from the stove is the primal cause for many respiratory illnesses. Their children often complain of breathlessness and their husbands’ productive years, not to mention their own, are reduced because of ill health. Fortunately for these women, improved design and technology offers an alternative cook-stove which employs an efficient combustion process to reduce the smoke and hazards associated with the traditional cook-stoves. They requesting a loan to buy this cook-stove. Your contribution to meet their loan target will help them make a wise and necessary investment in a healthy future.