Total loan: $1,525

Thinnakonnam Jlg - 005 Group

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Musiri, TN, India / Arts

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A loan helped To start her foot mat making business.

Thinnakonnam Jlg - 005 Group's story

Malar is the leader of the Thinnakonnam JLG-005 group and the group has 4 other members – Amsavalli, Boomathi, Bhuvaneswari and Sumathi. . Malar is 29 and a mother of two. 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.

To this end, she underwent training from Gramalaya Microfin Foundation in making foot mats. Now, she, along with the other members in the group are seeking a loan to start a business from home. Malar wants to start her business of making foot mats. The others also need funding to start foot mat making businesses of their own. 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.