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.
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.
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.
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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.
After the loss of her husband, she was the only support to her daughters. Mann Deshi Foundation found out about her tragic conditions and helped her out with loans to support her tea stall.
After heavy financial and personal losses in Tamanna's life, she turned to Mann Deshi Foundation where she was alloted the ‘weekly market cash credit loan’ which she used to transform her business
Savita began as a field hand, before she took out a loan of 50 lakhs from the Mann Deshi Bank. With the loan, she purchased the land for her business and runs the large farm and proud of its growing success.