Lakshmi used her loan from Milaap to learn the saree fabric painting business. This has helped her monthly income to expand by Rs. 3000, which shefinds greatly beneficial. Since she launched her business, she was able to paythe hospital bills, amounting to Rs.1500, of her young son when he fell ill.She was also able to buy a birthday present for her son and her family is ableto afford mutton twice a week now, rather than just once. She wishes for herson to be able to pursue higher studies and get a good job. When I asked herabout how this made her feel, she said that she is very happy that she isemployed and can earn a steady income. She told me that she has big dreams forthe future - she wants to setup a retail shop of her own one day and be a successfulstore owner.
Good News from Lakshmi