Lakshmidevi leads the way
to financial independence
On a narrow winding road in the interior areas of Yelahanka, Bangalore, Lakshmidevi runs a tiny shop selling sarees and blouse material. Her shop is easy to find – just look for the brightly coloured sarees hanging on a line alongside a matching array of chips packets.
Savitaben’s journey to becoming
a successful businesswoman
Savitaben and her husband own a tea stall in Bilpad, Gujrat. They sell morning snacks, tea, and other food items. Along with running the tea stall, Savitaben ventured into her own business of making farsaan snacks. Savitaben’s shop has become famous in the locality for its unique taste and quality.
Building resilience through
With the launch of a financial literacy center at Purulia in West Bengal, IIFL Samasta has embarked on a journey to teach women about the importance of tracking business and household income, spending as well as saving and budgeting.
Bhagya’s journey to
becoming an entrepreneur
Weaving a success story
Nekarara Colony is a weavers’ village near Gottigere in Bangalore. 32-year-old Nithya lives in Nekarara with her husband, two children and parents-in-law. Like most of the other families in their village, Nithya’s family owns a saree weaving unit. Her family was struggling to make a living with the minimal income from weaving.