A loan of $675 helped a member to purchase a refrigerator.

Maa Manikeswari Group's story

Jayanti, aged 39, is the leader of a group that hails from Bhawanipatna Town of Kalahandi district of Odisha, India. She lives with her husband, having one son and two daughters. The member standing second from right with raised hand is Jayanti.

Jayanti is running a grocery shop with the support of her husband in her locality. Jayanti, along with four other members of her village, formed a group and want to take a loan from Mahashakti Foundation for development of their existing businesses for the first time.

Before accessing the loan, her sales were not sufficient to meet her family's daily requirements. She was earning Rs.7,500 per month from her business which is not sufficient to maintain her family. Now she is very much confident in running her business.She has a desire to purchase a refrigerator to keep cold drinks and chocolates to increase her sales.

Of the other three members of the group, Lochani and Sukanti are doing tailoring and Laxmi is doing vegetable vending.

In this group: Jayanti, Laxmi, Lochani, Sukanti

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