A loan of $1,625 helped a member to purchase a drilling machine for welding work.

Maa Bamleswari Group's story

Runa, aged about 33 years, resides with her husband, three daughters and two sons at Muniguda, in the Rayagada district of Odisha, India. The lady standing on the left with her hand raised in the photograph is Runa.

Runa’s husband has been running a welding shop for the last ten years.He takes order from the customers for making of iron door, window, grill, gate etc. He earns about 8,000 Indian rupees (INR) per month from the business. According to Runa, this amount is not at all sufficient for her to manage the household expenditures as well as business expenses. So, she wants to expand the business to earn some extra income.

She has already availed three loans from Mahashakti. This is her fourth-cycle loan. With the present loan, she wants to invest in a drilling machine. She has an ambition to give her children higher education for a bright future.

Another member of the group, Mrs. Santoshi, wants a loan for a dry food shop.

In this group: Runa, Santoshi
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