Area: Akhunvada, Viramgarm
Jetunbibi, a 30 years old passionate women, who always wanted to do something on her own. She was a trained beautician but because of financial crisis she was not able to take her dream of being professional beautician forward. She uses to practice her skills as and when she gets chance or during the family functions.
Jetunbibi became member of SaathMahila Savings and Credit Cooperative Society Limited in the year 2015. Initially she took a loan of Rs. 10,000/- for her personal work, which was repaid timely by her. Easy availability of loan and repayment motivated her to initiate her own business i.e. a beauty parlour, for which she needed 30,000/- Rs, which was Rs. 10,000/- more than the norms. She requested her SHG members to provide her loan of Rs. 30,000/- after discussion and looking at her repayment track record group decided to approve her loan of Rs. 30,000/-. Also group wanted her to initiate her own business which according to them is an step towards empowerment and independence.
Today Jetunbibi is a known beautician in her area, she earns around 5000/-Rs per month. Jetunbibi is thankful to SaathMahila Savings and Credit Cooperative Society Limited and her group members for making it possible for her to live her dream.