A loan of $2,425 helped a member to purchase a sewing machine, a Pico machine and some thread.

Jenabudha Group's story

Pushpanjali, 47 years old, is a married woman who lives in a remote village called Sripali near the M. Rampur block of Kalahandi district of Odisha, India. The lady standing in the front row, second from left with her hand raised is Pushpanjali. She lives with her husband. She is very energetic, hard working and enthusiastic and always devotes her time to getting her family ahead.

At present, she is running a tailoring shop in her locality very successfully. Her husband is also supporting her in his leisure time. Her husband is a mason to earn his livelihood. She is a very active lady who wants some extra income through her own efforts. At present, her family income is about Rs 6, 500 per month, which is not sufficient to maintain her family. During 2014, along with 11 other members of her locality, Pushpanjali formed a group.
It is the first time the group will take a loan from MSF. With the loan, Pushpanjali will purchase a sewing machine, a Pico machine and some thread to add to her business.

The other members of her group are doing a milk business, vegetable vending, a grocery shop, a hotel, a salon, a bookstore, a fancy shop, etc.

In this group: Tulasi, Sukanti, Sukanti, Sukumari, Pushpanjali, Girija, Tikini, Malati, Ghasen, Labanya, Sumani, Bijaya Laxmi

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