A loan of $4,075 helped a member to buy seeds, fertilizer, insecticide, herbicide and other items for her crops.


Maa Bhagabati Shg Group's story

Mamata, 35 years old, is married, has one child, and lives with him and her husband in a village that belongs to the Khurda district of Odisha, India. She has always worked in agriculture. She has been growing her own crops along with her husband for many years, since the area where they live is agricultural and apt for these crops. She grows potatoes, corn, beans and cabbage. She sells this produce in the local market. She has applied for this loan to keep her crops well maintained. On this occasion, she, along with her group, is applying for this loan of 250,000 INR. She will use her portion to buy seeds, fertilizer, insecticide, and herbicide for her crops and to have better harvests. Her goal is to increase the income for her family. She belongs to the "Maa bhagabati SHG" self help group, which is made up of 10 members. In the photo, the lady standing with raised hand is Mamata. They all make their living in potato farming in the area and live in the same community.

In this group: Mamata, Kamini, Bina, Sabitri, Minati, Sukanti, Sukanti, Basanti, Mira, Buli
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