A loan of $2,750 helped a member to buy fruit to grow her business.


Maa Santoshi Shg (B) Group's story

The Maa Santoshi self help group is made up of nine very responsible women. They work in different activities that have allowed them to improve their households’ finances. They live in a small village of Nayagarh district of Odisha state, India. All the members of this group are involved in different livelihood activities like animal rearing, milk selling, vegetable selling, etc.

One of the members of this group is Manju who is the leader of the group, standing with raised hand. She is 23 years old and she is married. In her marriage, she has two children. Her husband works as a private employee. They live in their family-owned home.

Manju works as a private employee and on holidays she sells fruit and vegetables. The money she will get from this loan will be destined to buying fruit to grow her business. Her goal is to own a shop in a market in the city.

In this group: Manju, Jayanti, Satyabhama, Sanju, Rita, Ranju, Renu, Prabhati, Khadali



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