A loan of $2,475 helped a member to buy seeds, fertilizers and pesticides for her watermelon farming.


Samaleswari Shg Group's story

Kaikeya is a 24-year-old lady living with her husband and son in a small village named Medinpur in the Kalhandi district. In the picture, the lady seated first from right with her hand raised is Kaikeya. Her husband is a farmer. He spends all day at the farm. Her son is at school. During the day, she has all day free, so she decided to make a Self Help Group. She gathered some of her neighbor women and made a Self Help Group named Samaleswari SHG. Kaikeya took on the leadership of the group. Kaikeya has a plan to cultivate watermelon and sell it at the market so that she can make a handsome profit. For this reason, she and her group members are requesting this loan. She will use her portion to buy seeds, fertilizers and pesticides for her watermelon farming. After this investment, she will be earning and supporting her family. She is very happy that she is able do something that is worthy of her leisure time.

In this group: Kaikeya, Sajani, Narmita, Jamuna, Rukamni, Aenala, Premasila, Bhogya, Lalita, Demati
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