A loan of $2,400 helped a member to pay for purchasing oil, sugar, rice, biscuits, personal care products, chocolates, etc. for her shop.


Grameshwardev Mahila Self Help Group's story

In 2006, 10 women from the small village of Khurda, Odisha stepped out and decided to build a secure future for their family and formed a group named Grameshwardev Mahila Self Help Group. All the members of this group are women and all are engaged in petty businesses like grocery shops, vegetable shops, fruit shops, etc. One of them is Mrs. Manasi, who was selected as their president.

Manasi is 21 years old and lives with her husband and in-laws. Her husband is a farmer and has been involved in the activity of cultivation for a long time. She is running a small grocery shop and she has very good relationship with her customers as she sells quality products to her customers. Now she has an idea to purchase and add some more grocery items so that she can manage a monthly inventory. She, along with her group members, has requested a loan amount of 150,000 INR to utilize in the purchase of oil, sugar, rice, biscuits, personal care products, chocolates, etc. She wants to give a better standard of living to her family and also wants to save some money for her future.

In this group: Manasi , Sandhyarani , Monorama , Pratima , Gouri , Bishnupriya , Jhunarani , Monoroma , Kuntula , Malati
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