A loan of $1,300 helped a member to purchase vegetables and fruits, such as tomatoes, brinjal, carrots, potatoes, onions, garlic, zinger, green chillies, lemons, apples and grapes, etc.


Sri Krushna Group's story

Sabhya lives in the small village of Muniguda in the district of Rayagada, Odisha, India. She is a headstrong and confident lady. She hails from a poor family below the poverty line. The lady seated third from left in the photo, raising her hand, is Sabhya. She is 38 years old and lives with her husband and two sons, ages about 19 and 16 years old. Sabhya has been selling vegetables in the local market for the last 10 years with the handholding support of her husband. Nowadays, her monthly family income is about 6,000 Indian rupees (INR). In the year 2011, Sabhya along with five women of her village formed a group to avail a loan from Mahashakti Foundation to expand their businesses. Now Sabhya wants a third cycle loan for the growth of her business. Sabhya wants a loan to purchase vegetables and fruits, such as tomatoes, brinjal [eggplant], carrots, potatoes, onions, garlic, zinger, green chillies, lemons, apples, and grapes, etc. In the future, she wants to expand her business and be a vegetable wholesaler. Out of the other five members of the group, Rukmani and Kunti want a loan for their broiler business. Lalita and Basanti want a loan for selling vegetables and Sabitri wants a loan for a fruit business. All six members have established businesses and have the same economic status in society.

In this group: Sabitri, Kunti, Lalita, Rukmani, Sabhya, Basanti
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