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Saraswathi Gangadharan
from Uppiliyapuram, Tamil Nadu

Purpose : To build a toilet and access basic sanitation facilites at home

Saraswathi from Uppiliyapuram, in rural Tamil Nadu, has no toilet at home or in the immediate vicinity. Saraswathi's family is one of the millions affected by rural India's sanitation crisis. For several years now, she and her family have been making do without a toilet at home. Not only is the practice of open defecation unhygienic, it is also unsafe. Women and girls are compelled to seek out desolate areas, such as fields, for privacy; but this puts them at risk of molestation. There is also the threat of snakes and insect bites. ...  Read more


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Jayalakshmi Jayalakshmi
from Uppiliyapuram, Tamil Nadu

Purpose : To build a toilet at home and access basic sanitation facilities

The sanitation crisis in India is a result of poor infrastructure and lack of education. Jayalakshmi, who lives in Tiruchirappalli, in the state of Tamil Nadu has understood the importance of having a toilet at home but does not have the means to build one. Without access to a toilet, Jayalakshmi and her family walk long distances to relieve themselves in the false privacy of dense bushes or isolated fields. This puts them at risk of infection, molestation or attack, and even insect or animal bites. Seeking to improve their lot, Ja...  Read more


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Saroja Thangavel
from Trichy City, Tamil Nadu

Purpose : To build a toilet and access basic sanitation facilites at home

Saroja from Trichy City, in rural Tamil Nadu, has no toilet at home or in the immediate vicinity. Saroja's family is one of the millions affected by rural India's sanitation crisis. Since there is no toilet at home, she and her family are often forced to walk long distances, seeking a private spot to defecate. This is unhygienic and unsafe. Apart from the threat of snakes and poisonous insects, there is the risk of infections, molestation, or attacks as well. Access to a toilet will mean privacy and peace of mind for Saroja and fam...  Read more


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Salaiyammal Murugesan
from Uppiliyapuram, Tamil Nadu

Purpose : To build a toilet at home and access basic sanitation facilities

Salaiyammal from Tiruchirappalli, in rural Tamil Nadu, has no toilet at home or in the immediate vicinity. Salaiyammal's family is one of the millions affected by rural India's sanitation crisis. With no access to a toilet, she and her family have to walk long distances to answer nature's call in private: in dense bushes or isolated fields. In families like Salaiyammal's, women and girls seeking privacy often resort to waking up before sunrise to relieve themselves. These families, especially their women and daughters, are subsequentl...  Read more


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Sasmita Sahu And Group
from Sinapali, Odisha

Purpose : To access solar lighting in their homes to reduce fuel expenses

Sasmita Sahu(the woman who has raised her hand) lives in Nuapada, Odisha with her family. She is a 25-year-old and she has formed a group with 6 women seeking to buy solar lamps.They face frequent power cuts and lose productive hours each evening. The kerosene they use as an alternative for lamps is expensive and unhealthy. 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. Your total loan fo...  Read more


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Rajani Bhhatamishra And Group
from Jeypur, Odisha

Purpose : To access solar lighting in their homes and to continue work after sunset

43-year-old, Rajani hails from Jeypur village, Odisha. She is a homemaker and she lives in a household of 5 members. Her monthly household income is Rs. 7000 and her monthly household expense is Rs. 5000. With very little savings, Rajani's family find it difficult to invest money in meeting their necessary needs also. There have scant electricity at their place and therefore the family has decided to buy a solar lantern for their home. Moreover, the monthly fuel expense is Rs 850. This makes it more difficult for the family to save mo...  Read more


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Gouri Dandasena And Group
from Jeypur, Odisha

Purpose : To access solar lantern as an alternative light at home

Gouri hails from rural Jeypur district, Odisha. She leads a group of 5 women who want to buy solar lamps for their families. They face frequent power cuts and lose productive hours each evening. The kerosene they use as an alternative for lamps is expensive and unhealthy. Your loan will help them purchase the solar lanterns they need, and improve their productivity, healthy, safety, and savings. They have applied for a loan of Rs.1,900 from Mahashakti Foundation, one of Milaap's field partner. They intend to repay the loan in 12 month...  Read more


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Jasoda Nayak And Group
from Jeypur, Odisha

Purpose : To buy solar-powered lanterns and lead a healthy living style

Jasoda Nayak(the lady 1st from the left), 26, lives in Jeypur, Odisha with her family. She has formed a group with 11 women seeking to buy solar lamps. They face frequent power cuts and lose productive hours each evening. The kerosene they use as an alternative for lamps is expensive and unhealthy. So, these women have teamed together to purchase solar lights to reduce their expenses on buying fuel. It will ensure that they are no longer subjected to the fumes and the health hazards that kerosene poses. Your loan of Rs. 20,900 from Mi...  Read more


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$ 15.38

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Sasmita Kabir And Group
from Bhawanipatna, Odisha

Purpose : To buy solar-powered lanterns for the household

Sasmita Kabir (the woman wearing black saree), 23, lives in rural Kalahandi in Odisha. She has formed a group with 10 women seeking 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. Instead, a solar-powered home lighting system is a brighter, safer alternative, and a one-time investment. A loan of Rs 19,000 will help her buy a home lighting system and make the switch to this cheaper and more effective energy alternative. Your loa...  Read more


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Elavarasi Ramesh
from Uppiliyapuram, Tamil Nadu

Purpose : To build a toilet and access basic sanitation at home

Elavarasi from Uppiliyapuram, lives in a simple thatched home in rural Tamil Nadu. The family of three have no toilet at home or in the immediate vicinity. Elavarasi's family is one of the millions affected by rural India's sanitation crisis. Without access to a toilet, Elavarasi and her family walk long distances to relieve themselves in the false privacy of dense bushes or isolated fields. This can be unhygienic and stressful at best, dangerous at worst. Taking matters into their own hands, Elavarasi and her family want to instal...  Read more