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Funded
$ 207.84

Still Requires
$ 229.81

Rasmita Sutar
from CHANDABALI, Odisha

Purpose : To expand kirana shop business

Rasmita Sutar's small general store is a popular shop for its snacks, biscuits and other edibles. The twenty-three year old, hard working woman from Bhadrak, Odisha, runs this shop and earns a small monthly income of Rs. 9,000. However, with a family of four to support and a desire to improve her family's living conditions, Rasmita is keen to expand her general store business. Rasmita knows that she can serve her customers better and thereby earn more money by stocking her shop with in-demand edibles like chocolates and biscuits. ...   Read more


Funded
$ 235.39

Still Requires
$ 498.51

Saraswathi Nagarajan
from Eravancherry, Tamil Nadu

Purpose : to buy seeds, fertilizers and so on to grow and sell vegetables

Sarawathi is a 44-year-old married woman residing in Thiruvarur district of Tamil Nadu. She has a family of 4 members. She is a farmer and manages to accumulate an amount of Rs.20,000 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 ...   Read more


Funded
$ 148.31

Still Requires
$ 145.48

Mallika Muruganatham
from Vedharanyam, Tamil Nadu

Purpose : To start milk-selling business by purchasing a cow

Mallika is a 42-years-old woman from Nagapattinam district in Tamil Nadu. She lives with her husband and 2 school-going children. She is a homemaker and her husband is an agricultural labourer. The monthly income of the household is Rs. 10,000. The increase in the household expenses is making it difficult to run the family with her husband's income alone. So, she applied for a loan amount of Rs. 20,000 from Bharathi Women Development Center, one of Milaap's field partners, to buy a cow so that she can sell the cow milk and earn income...   Read more


Funded
$ 522.47

Still Requires
$ 204.00

Badana Nayak
from Govindpur, Odisha

Purpose : To expand food processing enterprise

Badana is a 28 year-old married woman who lives in Kendrapara, Odisha. At present, she has a small enterprise wherein she processes food and food items. Badana wants to expand this business. She will do this by purchasing a rice machine and a turmeric processing machine, and thereby increasing production and sales. For this venture, Badana has requested for a loan amount of Rs.50,000. She will invest this money to buy the necessary machines to expand her existing business. Badana and her family will be ever greatful for the help giv...   Read more


Funded
$ 98.24

Still Requires
$ 492.37

Lipika Mishra
from Dhenkanal, Odisha

Purpose : to expand snack business by buying ground nuts in bulk

Lipika is a 32-years-old woman residing in Dhenkanal district, Odisha. She has a family of 3 members. With a monthly household income of Rs. 8,500, she and her family find it difficult to make ends meet. She has a nuts mixture business. With the growing demand for her snack, she has decided to apply for a loan of Rs 40,000 from Gram Utthan (Milaap's field partner). With the loan amount, she will buy the ground nuts and other nuts in bulk from the wholesale market and sell her product locally. She and her family will be gratefu...   Read more


Funded
$ 89.27

Still Requires
$ 500.00

Mitarani Kuanra
from Jajpur, Odisha

Purpose : To expand general store

Mitarani is a 43-year old married woman residing in the Jajpur district of Odisha. She has a family of 5 members and 1 school going kid. She manages to accumulate an amount of Rs.9,000 per month. She runs a grocery shop in their locality. She sells food items like spices, rice, pulses, sugar, salt, cooking oil, bread, eggs, biscuits etc. 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 beco...   Read more


Funded
$ 145.91

Still Requires
$ 149.81

Chaitali Sutradhar
from Mathabhanga, West Bengal

Purpose : To expand "Shankha" making enterprise.

Twenty four years old Chaitali is a rural housewife. She lives in a small village in Mathabhanga with her husband, a son and a daughter. Her son is a student of class 2 and her daughter is a toddler. Her husband is engaged with small conch shell (locally called Shankha) retailing business. Chaitali also helps her husband in running his business at her spare times. “Shankha” is a conch shell of ritual and religious importance and the shell of a large predatory sea snail. It is used as a material for making bangles, bracelets and other...   Read more


Funded
$ 199.68

Still Requires
$ 387.40

Annal Poovaragavan
from Nannilam, Tamil Nadu

Purpose : to grow more vegetables by using good seeds, fertilizers and so on

Amal is a 44-year-old married woman residing in Thiruvarur district of Tamil Nadu. She has a family of 6 members. She is a farmer and manages to accumulate an amount of Rs.20,000 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 throu...   Read more


Funded
$ 171.37

Still Requires
$ 120.74

Jayalalitha Pugazhanthi
from Vedharanyam, Tamil Nadu

Purpose : to expand her dairy business by purchasing a goat

Jayalalitha is a 51-year-old married woman living in a small village in the Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu. She lives with her husband and a school-going girl. She contributes to her household's monthly income of Rs.10,000 by running a dairy business. However, it is barely enough to cover their household expenses. At the end of each month, her family is left with very little in savings. Hence. She wants to expand her business to make a better living for her family. She has therefore applied for a loan of Rs.25,000 from Bharathi ...   Read more


Funded
$ 78.01

Still Requires
$ 513.18

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Minati Nayak
from rajkanika, Odisha

Purpose : to expand fish selling business by purchasing more fingerlings and yearlings

Minati, is a 45-years-old married woman residing in Kendrapara district, Odisha. She is a housewife and earns by selling fish and vegetables. She has a household of 5 members and a monthly income of INR. 8,500. In a small piece of land, she does fish farming with fish types of fingerlings and yearlings. The surrounding free areas she grows vegetables. She also does regular feeding and vaccination for the fishes. Minati plans to expand her fish farming business by purchasing more fingerlings and yearlings. She has applied for a loan of...   Read more