A loan of $4,000 helped a member to purchase biscuits, chocolate, lentils, rice, wafers, detergent, salt, pepper, shampoo, toothbrushes, tooth paste etc. for her grocery shop.


Maa Santoshi Atma Mahila Group's story

Subani is the leader of this group of entrepreneurs. Subani was born in the Khurda district of Odisha, India 48 years ago. The lady wearing a yellow and white colored sari standing second from the left in the photo is Subani. She is married and the couple has one child who is attending school. For five years now, Subani has been selling rice, cooking oil, lentils, spices, onions, packaged food items like biscuits, cake etc. in her grocery shop. Subani, along with her group members, has applied for a loan of 220,000 INR. With the help of this loan, they will be able to expand their businesses, make more sales and consequently improve their living conditions. Subani will use her share of the loan to expand her business. She will buy biscuits, chocolate, lentils, rice, wafers, detergent, salt, pepper, shampoo, toothbrushes, tooth paste, etc. at wholesale to add to her current stock.

In this group: Subani , Sanjukta , Pravati , Janaki , Satyabhama , Radha , Khati , Buli , Suryamani , Rajani , Santilata
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