Stories Of Change

Balutai Mane


Balutai's story is one of a woman who was inspired from other daily wage labourers to take loan from Mann Deshi & open a goat rearing farm by herself.

Business Schools

Nandini Lohar


Nandini was forced to choose between repaying her loan and buying the additional raw materials. She learnt of Mann Deshi Bank and obtained a temporary loan repayment waiver allowing her to capitalize on her infrastructure.

Women's Bank

Vanita Pise


Vanita Pise has an inspiring story, one that shines with its steadfast determination and hard work. She is not only a successful serial entrepreneur today but also a role model for many women in Mhaswad.

Women's Bank

Sugrabi Ajji Mulani


With no formal education or technical training, Sugrabi worked as a daily wage labourer which gave her hardly enough income to make ends meets. She got help from the Mann Deshi Bank and expanded her grocery and poultry business.

Women's Bank

Rupali Shinde


Rupali enrolled for our Deshi MBA programme to gain enterprise development and financial literacy skills. A loan from Mann Deshi Bank enabled her to kickstart the musical instrument production.

Chambers Of Commerce

Vidya Kirve


While her husband worked in real estate, Vidya looked after their farm. She decided to enroll in the Business School to learn how to efficiently expand and manage her farm and tailoring businesses.

Business Schools

Small Steps to a Brighter Future


Learn how an innovative loan product is supporting women micro entrepreneurs in rural Maharashtra grow their businesses

Women's Bank

Wheels Of Change


Discover how Financial and Digital Literacy Buses are empowering rural women in Maharashtra to unleash the power of technology for their businesses...

Digital Literacy

Laxmi Shellar


Laxmi’s story is unique with her involvement in SHGs, training, advising, and leading others. The women of Mann Deshi have become her family, and she gets up at dawn everyday to work hard on their behalf.

Women's Bank