A loan of $1,500 helped a member to purchase a new auto rickshaw for her transport business.


Maa Narayani Self Help Group's story

Sulochana is 46 years old, married and has children. She lives in the village of Khurda district in Odisha, India. Sulochana is a housewife who is very happy and responsible. She alternates her household activities with her work in her business.

She has a business of running an auto rickshaw in the Khurda district of Odisha, India. She already had this business for four years, and it is going very well. At this time, Sulochana is requesting a loan to buy new auto rickshaw and hire a driver for that. She says that this will help her in strengthening the business.

This group is made up of neighbours and friends who formed the group Maa Narayani Self Help Group. The members of the group have selected Sulochana as their president. The lady standing second from the left side in the photo is Sulochana. The common goal of the group is to increase their business activity.

In this group: Sulochana, Basanti, Rasmita, Urmila, Dulla, Kunei, Hina, Manguli
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