Purpose : To purchase seeds, fertilizer, pesticides for her husband’s maize cultivation.
Purnima is 26 years old house-wife and lives at a small village called Barodoba in Falakta with her husband and a daughter in a kacha mud house. She is very much optimistic about her family. Purnima’s husband Ranjit is the sole bread winner of the family. He is a farmer by profession. Purnima also helps her husband in the field. For the last few years he cultivates maize in his land. But now he wants to increase his income to cultivate more maize in his field for running his household expenses smoothly. For that he needs more modern a... Read more
Purpose : To purchase more milking cows for her milk supply business.
43 years old Sandhya is a hard-working woman. She lives at Harinathpur village in Falakta under under Alipurduar district with her husband and three sons. They all are pursuing higher studies now. Two of them are in B.A. and her younger son is in class XI. She cannot get the chance of receiving education due to her parental monetary problems. But she wants to provide high education to her all children. Sandhya’s husband Nanda Kishor is engaged with a small pan business. Though his monthly income is sufficient for their household ex... Read more
Purpose : To invest in a clean energy cook stove
Manachanalloor is a rural area in Tamil Nadu, India. Like many of the women in this region, Rajeshwari has to work very hard and manage her household within their limited means. Every rupee saved is important, and health is their greatest asset. Now, she wants to improve their living conditions by buying a clean energy smokeless cook stove, and seeks a loan of Rs. 1500 for this purpose. She currently cooks over a traditional stove that is inefficient, taking a lot of time to cook over. It produces a lot of smoke and is expensive to fu... Read more
Purpose : To fund the purchase of clean-energy cook stoves
Eswari, from Tiruchirappalli in Tamil Nadu, has been working very hard to support her family’s needs. To improve their living conditions, she wants to buy a low-smoke, efficient cook stove. She seeks a loan of Rs. 1500 to buy the stove. Making this purchase will allow her to discontinue using her traditional kerosene and wood cook stoves that contribute to respiratory illnesses and inflated fuel expenses. The clean energy stove she plans to buy will provide her family the benefit of fuel savings as it will operate on all solid fuel... Read more
Purpose : To invest in a clean energy cook stove
Kanagavalli, from Manachanalloor, Tiruchirappalli, in the state of Tamil Nadu in India, works hard to support her family, and saves diligently from her meager monthly income. Now, she wants to improve their living conditions by buying a clean energy smokeless cook stove, and seeks a loan of Rs. 1500 for this purpose. She currently cooks over a traditional stove that is inefficient, takes a lot of time to cook over, produces a lot of smoke, and is expensive to fuel. This energy efficient stove will provide the benefit of fuel saving... Read more
Purpose : To purchase more necessary grocery items for her grocery shop.
32-year-old Dipa lives with her husband Babla and their two daughters, one is a student of grade 8 and other is an infant. They live in Raikat Para of Falakata in the district of Alipurduar in West Bengal. Dipa's husband runs a grocery shop which sells essential commodities of everyday life like rice, oil, salt, sugar, flour, biscuits etc.Besides aspiring to provide their daughters good education Dipa and her husband also hope to save more for better living conditions. To that end, they work very hard and save from their earning. ... Read more
Purpose : To fund his higher education
17 year old Bikash Sahoo stays with his parents at Siripur, Bhubaneswar. After completion of his 10th class, he joined ITI college and wants to become an Electrician. Due to his family’s low income he is unable to pay the semester fees in time. His parent’s monthly income is not sufficient to meet the expenses. For that they are taking loan from private lender by paying higher rate of interest. But now they want to avail a loan from Mahashakti foundation a field partner of Milaap. His mother Parvati applies a loan of Rs.20,000 to ... Read more
Purpose : To purchase more betel nuts in order to grow her business.
Jamila is a hardworking woman of 39 years from Falakata, married and a mother of two children (one son and one daughter). Her daughter is in class 9 and son is engaged with agricultural activity. She lives in paschim Falakata in the district of Alipurduar, West Bengal, India. Jamila's husband, Mastafa deals with betel nuts (a kind of mouth freshener used in rural areas of India). Jamila also assists her husband in this business after managing her household activities. They purchase betel nuts from their own villagers and from the neig... Read more
Purpose : To pay for her bachelor degree education.
Deblina is an 18 year old class 12 student of Basirhat Hari Mohan Dalal Girls’ High School. She has recently appeared for her class 12 final board examinations and is waiting for her results. She is very much hopeful about her result that she will pass with a good result. Further, she wants to continue higher education. She wants to get admitted in a good college to continue her bachelor degree. The course fee and the cost of books together come up to Rs. 20,000. However, as she is from a poor financial background, she is short of... Read more
Purpose : To access solar lighting in their homes
Janhabi Meher lives in Kalahandi, Odisha with her family. She and her group of 6 women seek a loan of Rs 10800 to buy solar lamps. Currently, they use kerosene lamps during power cuts and the fumes are toxic. As a result, they encounter respiratory and eye problems. Your loan will help them access this basic need by purchasing solar lanterns. They will enjoy better savings and health.... Read more