Total loan: $1,550

Mallumachampatti Jlg 002 Group

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Namakkal, TN, India / Arts

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A loan helped to buy semi-precious stones and sarees for embroidery work.

Mallumachampatti Jlg 002 Group's story

Kamala is the leader of the Mallumachampatti JLG 002 group. Valarmathi, Nirmala, Selvarani, and Mohanpriya are the other members of the group. Kamala is 26 and lives with her husband in Tamil Nadu, India. She earns her daily wages by doing manual labour on agricultural fields. She wants to supplement her income and ensure there is a more steady source of income to support her family.

She underwent training from Gramalaya Microfin Foundation in embellishing sarees with semi-precious stones. Now, she, along with the other members in the group is seeking a loan to start a business from home. Kamala and Mohanpriya will pursue the same business in semi-precious stone-work on sarees while the other members will start a foot mat making business The income from the business will help them boost their income and save more in the long run for their children's education and for any emergencies that may arise.