A loan helped to expand her weaving business by selling more hand-woven saris.


Bilkis's story

Bilkis is a 34-year-old married woman residing in a small village in the Burdwan district, West Bengal. She wants to support her husband to make and sell saris. Her husband collects raw thread from the market, makes the thread in finished material and fits the threads in 'Tana' (a part of Handloom machine) and makes saris. She has a household size of 3 and a monthly income of INR. 8,500 hence wishes to increase her monthly income.

The loan amount of INR. 25,000 from Gram Bikash Kendra( Milaap's field partner) will help her to support her husband to make and sell more saris in the local market. She and her family are thankful to their lenders.


This loan is special because:

It provides business loans to women micro-entrepreneurs.



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