A loan of $1,175 helped a member to purchase more broilers and make a shed.


Maa Jogamaya Group's story

Lakshi is 31 years old. She lives with her two sons of 13 and 7 years, one daughter of 11 years and her husband in their own home at Bolangir of Odisha, India. The lady standing with the raised hand and the smiling face is Lakshi.

Lakshi is an admirable woman; she had to educate and raise her children on her own. To do so, she has been running a business selling broiler chickens for the last seven years in her home town. She works eight hours a day and is well known by her customers, who know that she sells quality broilers. She earns a net profit of 300 INR per day.

To increase her business, Lakshi, along with four other women members of her locality, formed a Joint Liability Group for availing a loan from Mahashakti Foundation. This is her second loan from the organization, and she wants use the loan to purchase more numbers of broilers and make a shed for safety. She hopes to develop a poultry farm in the future and give a better education to her children.

The other four members of her group are Sanjukta, Dasmati, Balmati and Subarnna, running businesses of fast food & tiffin center, tailoring center & vegetable vending, tea stall, and vegetable vending respectively.

In this group: Dasmati, Sanjukta, Balmati, Subarnna, Lakshi



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