A loan of $650 helped a member to purchase a Jersey cow.


Maa Santoshi Group's story

Sandhyarani is a 44-year-old lady who lives in a small town named Kolnara in the Rayagada district, Odisha, India. She is the leader of a four-member group. Her family comprises her husband and a son of about 24 years of age. The woman standing second from left with raised hand is Sandhyarani.

At present she is doing a milk business in her locality. She has a cow. Her husband is also supporting her in taking care of the cow and marketing the milk. She is a very active lady who wants some extra income with her own efforts. Her family income is about Rs.6,000 per month, which is not sufficient to maintain her family.

It is the first time the group will avail a loan from MSF. From the loan she will purchase a Jersey cow.

Of the other three members of the group, two, named Jayanti and Panala, want a loan for a milk business, and Rukuna wants a loan for a grocery shop.

In this group: Sandhyarani, Jayanti, Panala, Rukuna



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