Purpose : to purchase good quality seeds and fertilizers for a better yield in her field.
Sobhag is a 25-years-old married woman living with her family of four members in Jaipur district, Rajasthan. She and her husband are engaged in a small scale agricultural business where they grow items like millets, peanuts, and other pulses etc. They earn roughly around Rs. 15,000 per month from selling the yield obtained. She wishes to increase her family income and hence save for a better future. She has two school-going children and she wants them to get a good education. She has applied for a loan of Rs. 30,000 from Apani Sahka... Read more
Purpose : To expand her cattle breeding business
Norti is a 34-year old married woman residing in Jaipur district of Rajasthan. She has a family of 5 members. She manages to accumulate an amount of Rs.10,500 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 through collective action... Read more
Purpose : to expand her grocery store by buying increased stocks of rice, spices, rice, pulses, etc.
Irabati is a 33-years-old homemaker. She lives in Imphal-West district of Manipur. She has a small grocery business of her own which brings her roughly around Rs. 12,500 per month. She has a family of four members to take care of and two school-going children needing support for their education. She is finding it difficult to support both her family’s needs as well as children's education. She wants to take care of both and also save some amount for their future, so she has applied for a loan of Rs. 30,000 from Chanura Microfin, one... Read more
Purpose : to expand hand embroidery business by purchasing more clothes
Geetanjali is a 34-years-old mother of two living in a small town in the Imphal East district of Manipur. She runs a hand embroidery business that she would like to expand. Her household of four lives on a monthly income of Rs.13,000, with expenses amounting to Rs.9,500. Her monthly savings cannot facilitate the expansion. Thus, she has requested for a loan of Rs.30,000 from Chanura (Milaap's field partner) to make mosquito nets, bedsheets and phaneks. She and her family will be grateful for your support.... Read more
Purpose : to expand tailoring business by stitching a variety of clothes
Tangkeswori is a 40-years-old married woman living in Imphal West district, Manipur. There are 7 members in her family. With a monthly income of Rs.12,000 and expenses amounting to Rs.9,200, the family barely earns enough to make ends meet. She is in the tailoring business and stitches a wide variety of blouses, garments, shirts, pants, tops, etc. She now wishes to grow her business but her monthly savings cannot facilitate this expansion. Thus, she has applied for a loan amount of Rs. 30,000 from Chanura (one of Milaap's field pa... Read more
Purpose : to expand their handicrafts business in order to increase their income and awareness about their work.
Manna is a 38-year-old woman living in a small village in Jaipur district of Rajasthan. She lives with her husband and three school-going children. She is engaged in a small handicrafts business where she does printing work on ladies suits, sarees and other dresses. She earns a monthly income of Rs. 17,000, which is not even enough for all the household expenses. Because of a constant increase in the demand in the local area and by the tourists, she is inspired to expand her handicrafts business by printing on a variety of clothing ma... Read more
Purpose : to sell more saris by expanding her hand loom business
Lakashmi, is a 41-years-old married woman residing in Nadia district, West Bengal. She is engaged in Handloom business. She with her husband collects raw thread from the market, make the thread in finished material and make sari using her handloom machine. She has a household of 3 members and a monthly income of INR. 7,700. She wants to increase her income by selling more saris and expanding her Handloom business. She has applied for a loan of INR. 18,000 from Gram Bikash Kendra, one of Milaap's field partners. She and her family will... Read more
Purpose : to expand her agricultural business by purchasing farming supplies
Manimegalai is a 52-years-old married woman residing at Thiruvarur district of Tamil Nadu. She manages a household of 4 and has a monthly income of INR, 10,000. She grows crops to provide financial support to her family. Manimegalai finds it hard to make both ends meet and is often left with no money at the end of the month. To improve her family's financial position, she has decided to expand her business. She plans to purchase fertilizers, seeds and other farm supplies for her business. So, she has applied for a loan of INR, 20,000 ... Read more
Purpose : To continue with his mother's medical treatment
30-year-old Aritra is a salaried person living in Houwrah district in West Bengal. He has a household of 4 members. He earns a monthly income of Rs. 40,000 and his income is mostly spent in household expenses. His 51-year old mother needs an immediate treatment for organ failure, the delay on which can cause her severe disorders . The entire cost of the treatment is Rs.2,00,000, an amount too expensive for him to bear on his own. Hence, he is seeking a loan of Rs. 150,000 from Arogya, one of Milaap's field partners. The loan will b... Read more
Purpose : to expand her business by purchasing more bamboo
Rameela is a 33-years-old married woman residing in Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh. She has a household of 5 and a monthly income of INR, 15,000. She has her own bamboo business in which she makes bamboo products based on the taste and preference of her customers. Rameela is worried about the future of her daughters She has decided to expand her business and increase her income. She will use the extra income to save money for her daughters future and also to fund their education. So, she has applied for a loan of INR, 20,000, from ... Read more