A loan of $2,500 helped a member to pay for fertilizers, seeds and tools for farming.


Jibanajyoti Mahila Shg Group's story

Samima is a 46-year-old widow who has two children. She lives with her parents-in-laws and her children in a small village in the Khurda District of Odisha, India. Samima is a housewife who is very happy and responsible. She alternates her household activities with work in her business. She has a business of growing vegetables and paddy and selling them in the market of the Khurda district of Odisha, India. She has had this business for eight years and it is going very well. At this time, Samima is requesting a loan to buy fertilizers, seeds and new and advanced tools for farming. She says that this will help her in strengthening the business and responding to client demand. This group is made up of neighbors and friends who formed the group "Jibanajyoti Mahila Self Help Group". The members of the group have selected Samima as their President. The lady standing with her raised hand is Samima. The common goal of this group is to increase their business activity. Samima and her group members are very happy with this loan and grateful to Kiva for this kind support.

In this group: Samima, Mansura, Mami, Jayanti, Sara, Mamata, Sumitra, Sula, Jema, Jayanti
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