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$ 22.76

Still Requires
$ 15.69

Samsun Bibi
from AUL, Odisha

Purpose : To fund the cost of solar lantern to reduce expenses

Samsun, a 37-year-old married resides in a small village of Kendrapara district, Orissa. The area, Samsun lives is plagued by power-cuts that are frequent and often stretch into long hours in the evenings. In the absence of a regular power supply, Samsun's family needs access to a lighting alternative that does not eat into their savings like the expensive kerosene lamps that they currently using. Hence, Samsun is seeking a loan of Rs.2,500 from Gram Utthan, one of Milaap's field partner to buy solar lanterns. The lanterns will help t...  Read more


Funded
$ 5.92

Still Requires
$ 32.53

Dali Sahu
from Athagarh, Odisha

Purpose : To cover the costs of purchase of solar lantern

Dali is a 34-year-old woman hailing from a village in Cuttack district of Orrisa. She lives with her husband and school-going daughter. As they still do not have an electricity connection in their village, they face all the difficulties arising out of lack of artificial lighting in their house. Dali has to complete her cooking before sunset and her daughter is not able to do her schoolwork after dark. They have a single kerosene lamp but as this is expensive, they use it sparingly. Dali has now decided to purchase a solar light in ord...  Read more


Funded
$ 258.20

Still Requires
$ 49.44

Pulabayi Virupakshi Gangapagol
from Ghataprabha, Karnataka

Purpose : to expand her buffalo husbandy business and provide a better income for her family.

The village of Bambalwad in the Belgaum of Kartanagar is home to 32 years old Pulabayi. She lives there with her husband and three children, two boys and one girl. In a situation that is represented throughout village India, she had little opportunity for formal school, which means that now is regarded as a 'coolie'. This means she works as and when needed, which may in agriculture or on a building site. Money is always a problem for the household, as their monthly income is around Rs 15,000 and they need Rs 11,000 for everyday liv...  Read more


Funded
$ 21.30

Still Requires
$ 63.30

Sunehar Bibi
from Barsoi, Bihar

Purpose : To cover the costs of purchasing a solar fan

The district of Katihar, in Bihar has rampant power-cuts specially in the summer season. Sunehar, a 44-year-old married woman lives in a small village of Katihar district. She and her family faces difficulties in daily work as they cannot take proper rest during night. Sunehar wants to purchase a solar fan to provide some relief to her family. She has applied for a loan of Rs. 5,500 from Gram Bikash, one of Milaap's field partner. She will use the amount to purchase a solar fan. Sunehar and her family will be thankful to their lenders...  Read more


Funded
$ 7.69

Still Requires
$ 69.23

Gouravva Gurupad Kamble
from Ghataprabha, Karnataka

Purpose : To buy a goat and expand her business

Gouravva is a 36 year old woman hailing from Katral Village in Belgaum, Karnataka. She lives with her husband and a child who attends school. Goat farming is their primary source of income. They sell goat milk and and by-products like goat-dung. They have a monthly household income of Rs.5,000 and manage to save around Rs.2,500. Goat farming is giving her good returns but its not enough for them to manage the household expenses and her child's education. Hence, to augment her income Gouravva has decided to expand her business. She...  Read more


Funded
$ 7.69

Still Requires
$ 69.23

Kusuma Annappa Madar
from Ghataprabha, Karnataka

Purpose : To buy a goat

Kusuma hailing from a rural village in the Belgaum of Karnataka is a hardworking woman, who sweats for providing a good life to her family. She is married to Annappa who is a farmer by occupation. Her husband helps Kusuma in cattle rearing business. Seeks to take a loan of Rs 5,000 to buy a goat and expand her livestock rearing business. Kusuma rears cattle and sells their milk to the villagers, which is an important source of income for the family. She also sells cattle by products like dung for additional income. Her husband ass...  Read more


Funded
$ 5.92

Still Requires
$ 71.00

Gita Devi
from Barsoi, Bihar

Purpose : To cover the costs of purchase of solar lantern

The village of Katihar, in the state of Bihar, where Gita lives along with her family, is a region facing an energy crisis. Apart from power-outages through the day, there are often several hours in the evenings when the households in Katihar district need to make do with the light from a dim kerosene lamp. Kerosene is a very common, but expensive alternative fuel. More often than not, families end up spending a good part of their meagre savings on this. In order to cut down expenses on kerosene and choose a cheaper, cleaner energy so...  Read more


Funded
$ 5.92

Still Requires
$ 71.00

Manjula Devi
from Barsoi, Bihar

Purpose : To fund the cost of solar lantern to reduce expenses

Manjula, a 37-year-old married resides in a small village of Katihar district, Bihar. The area, Manjula lives is plagued by power-cuts that are frequent and often stretch into long hours in the evenings. In the absence of a regular power supply, Manjula's family needs access to a lighting alternative that does not eat into their savings like the expensive kerosene lamps that they currently using. Hence, Manjula is seeking a loan of Rs.5,000 from Gram Bikash, one of Milaap's field partner to buy solar lanterns. The lanterns will help t...  Read more


Funded
$ 5.00

Still Requires
$ 71.92

Rajpati Devi
from Barsoi, Bihar

Purpose : To buy solar lantern in order to use cleaner energy

Darkness looms with the setting sun in several households in remote parts of India. Rajpati, a 33-year- old married woman resides in a small village of Katihar, Bihar. Power-cuts in the evenings means she often has to finish her household chores in the dark, and her children are finishing up their homework by the dim light of a kerosene lamp or a candle. Kerosene lamps give out toxic fumes, cause eye problems, and moreover, they are fire hazards. Kerosene is an expensive fuel as well. Instead, a solar lantern is a brighter, safer alte...  Read more


Funded
$ 5.92

Still Requires
$ 78.69

Samiran Bibi
from Barsoi, Bihar

Purpose : To invest in a solar-fan to get respite from harsh weather

Samiran, a 25-year-old married resides in a small village of Katihar district, Bihar. The area, Samiran lives is plagued by power-cuts that are frequent and often stretch into long hours in the evenings. In the absence of a regular power supply, Samiran's family are suffering due to the rising heat which will worsen in the upcoming summer months. Hence, Samiran is seeking a loan of Rs.5,500 from Gram Bikash, one of Milaap's field partner to buy solar-fan. The fans will help the family cut down expenses while they can have some respite...  Read more