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$ 159.99

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Malati Barman
from Madarihat, West Bengal

Purpose : To buy seeds, fertilizers etc for increasing the agricultural production

Malti is a 28-year old married woman residing in Alipurduar district of West Bengal. She has a family of 4 members. She is a homemaker and manages to accumulate an amount of Rs.8,000 per month. She realises that an increase in her income levels and control over income will ensure greater levels of economic independence. It will give her an independent means of generating wealth and becoming self-reliant in a society. This will generate benefits not only for her, as an individual woman but also her family and community as a whole t...  Read more


Funded
$ 155.04

Still Requires
$ 130.67

Nagalakshmi Elaiyarasa
from Thiruthuraipoondi, Tamil Nadu

Purpose : to start a dairy business by purchasing a cow

Nagalakshmi is a 33-years-old woman from Thiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu. She has a family of 3 members. With a monthly household income of Rs. 10,000 and expenses amounting to Rs. 4,500, the family barely earns enough to make ends meet. She has decided to start a dairy business but with her meagre monthly savings, it is not possible to do so. Hence, she has applied for a loan amount of Rs. 10,000 from Bharathi Women Development Center (one of Milaap's field partners). With the loan amount, she will purchase a cow. Through this in...  Read more


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$ 0.00

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$ 131.42

Sumitra Pande And Group
from Subarnapur, Odisha

Purpose : To buy solar lanterns and save money on kerosene oil lamp and also access better sustainable source of energy

Sumitra, is a 45-years-old married woman from Subarnapur, Odisha. She has a household of 5 and has a monthly income of INR. 7,000. In the absence of a regular power supply, her family needs access to a lighting alternative that does not eat into their savings like the expensive kerosene lamps that they currently have to use. In order to cut down expenses on kerosene and choose a cheaper, cleaner energy source, she decided to buy a solar-lantern. Another lady joined her having a similar need and buy a solar lantern. The ladies together...  Read more


Funded
$ 0.00

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$ 131.42

Sabya Biswal And Group
from Dunguripali, Odisha

Purpose : to work continuously no matter day or night by purchasing solar lantern

Sabya, is a 36-years-old married woman from Subarnapur, Odisha. She has a household of 4 members and has a monthly income of INR. 6,000. With no power connection at home, she uses a kerosene oil lamp at night. With the dim lights of the kerosene lamp it is not possible to work and hence she has to complete all her work before it gets dark. She needs an alternative source of light at home and plans to purchase a solar lantern which is much sustainable and durable solution. The problem is faced by many of her nearby households too and s...  Read more


Funded
$ 149.41

Still Requires
$ 136.28

Jharna Debnath
from Swarupganj, West Bengal

Purpose : to expand her vegetable business by purchasing more vegetables stock

Jharna, is a 47-years-old married woman residing in Nadia district, West Bengal. She is engaged in handloom business and vegetable business. She and her husband buy vegetables like potato, onion, tomato, ladies finger, bitter gourd, bottle gourd, pumpkin, Cucumber etc. from the wholesale market. She has a household of 3 members and a monthly income of INR. 7,000. She wants to increase her income by expanding her vegetable business by selling more vegetables. She has applied for a loan of INR. 20,000 from Gram Bikash Kendra, one of Mil...  Read more


Funded
$ 53.06

Still Requires
$ 161.22

Sumita Pal
from Samudragarh, West Bengal

Purpose : to expand her husband's paddy and rice business by purchasing more paddy and rice

Sumita is 28-years-old, married woman. She is living in a small village of Burdwan district, West Bengal. Her household is consist of 4 members. Her monthly household income is INR 6,500. Her husband is Bameswar Pal, who has paddy and rice business. He uses to buy paddy and make rice from the paddy which they will sell in the local market. He earns income from paddy and rice business. He decides to buy more paddy and rice to expand his business. But her husband does not have money with him to invest. Therefore she decides to support h...  Read more


Funded
$ 123.02

Still Requires
$ 162.68

Sumita Roy Barman
from Madarihat, West Bengal

Purpose : To buy seeds, fertilizers etc for increasing the agricultural production

Sumita is a 34-year old married woman residing in Alipurduar district of West Bengal She has a family of 4 members. She is a homemaker and manages to accumulate an amount of Rs.8,000 per month. She realises that an increase in her income levels and control over income will ensure greater levels of economic independence. It will give her an independent means of generating wealth and becoming self-reliant in a society. This will generate benefits not only for her, as an individual woman but also her family and community as a whole t...  Read more


Funded
$ 0.00

Still Requires
$ 164.28

Basabti Beriha And Group
from Tarabha, Odisha

Purpose : to purchase solar lanterns in order to invest in a heathier and eco-friendly alternative

Basabti is a 25-years-old married woman living in Subarnapur district of Odisha with her family of four members. She faces extreme power cuts in her area, especially during late evenings. She uses kerosene lamps in the evenings which are very dimly-lighted to work at home. The power cuts are so frequent and long that most of her household income goes into buying kerosene oil for the house. She finds it difficult to afford it. She has formed and is leading a group of five members who have similar problems. She has applied for a loan ...  Read more


Funded
$ 0.00

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$ 164.28

Prabhasini Panda And Group
from Tarabha, Odisha

Purpose : to buy solar-powered lanterns

Prabhasini is a 38-years-old married woman residing in Subarnapur district of Odisha. She belongs to a household of 4 members and their monthly income is INR. 7000. She has a child who is attending school. The lack of proper electricity in their village is a major concern. It becomes difficult to work after sunset and also the children find it difficult to study. They use kerosene lamps which adds up to their monthly expenses for kerosene purchase. Thus Prabhasini wants to ward off darkness by purchasing a solar lantern which will mak...  Read more


Funded
$ 0.00

Still Requires
$ 164.28

Menaka Naik And Group
from Subarnapur, Odisha

Purpose : To buy solar lanterns and get rid of kerosene lamps

Menaka a 24-year old married woman lives in rural Subarnapur district in Odisha. She has a household of 3 members. She manages to accumulate an amount of Rs.7000 per month. She leads a group of 5 women who want to buy solar lamps for their families. The lack of electricity causes them huge trouble after sundown. In the absence of a regular power supply, they need access to a lighting alternative that does not eat into their savings like the expensive kerosene lamps that they currently have to use. She realises that an access to...  Read more