A loan of $1,550 helped a member to purchase a fridge, TV, and a cooler and other electronics items for her shop.


Mahalaxmi Group's story

Pushpabati, aged about 52, is a member of a group from Bissam Cuttack town situated in Rayagada district of Odisha state in India. Her family is comprised of three members, she and her two sons aged 31 and 34. The member standing on the right with raised hand is Pushpabati. At present her two sons are running an electronics items shop in her locality. She is a very active lady who wants some extra income out of her own efforts.

Pushpabati got her first loan from Mahashakti during 2010. It is the third time she is taking out a loan for development of her existing business. At present, her family income is about Rs.10,000 per month.

To improve her living conditions and to earn some extra income, she wants to access a loan. From the loan she will purchase a fridge, TV, a cooler and other electronics items for her shop. She has a dream to expand her business and wants to be a wholesaler in her small town by maintaining different varieties of items.

The other member is Sagarika, with a fast food centre in the town.

In this group: Pushpabati, Sagarika



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