Shilpa Lohkare, on top of running her own boutique, has also been conducting sewing/tailoring classes for other ladies in her locality for the last 6 years. She had started her sewing class with 4 sewing machines but now with the help of the loan amount from FFPL, she has 6 sewing machines. Her class has grown from 10 ladies to 20 ladies. With her husband, who works as a computer operator in a local college, she plans to save up money for their children’s education. She is very happy with the quick loan disbursement process and transparent loan policies of FFPL.
Rekha and her husband had setup a business for selling photo-frames and photographs and were running their trade from a cart in front of their home. With the help of loans provided by FFPL they have been able to move from the temporary cart to a proper shop unit. Today she credits FFPL for scaling up her business and enhancing her standard of living.
Firdaus with her husband runs a rug making unit. Earlier they were purchasing raw materials from the brokers on credit and due to shortage of funds, could not purchase from local vendors at more affordable prices. After availing the loan from FFPL she started buying from local vendors; her sales has increased as she can sell at reduced prices and now she is able to save more money.
With the help of the loan availed from FFPL Mrs.Mamta established a shop at sethani ghat situated on the banks of River Narmada. According to her she is now able to earn and save well and aims for a better future for her family.
Anita is a beautician by profession and lives with her husband and 2 daughters. Anita is running her boutique shop for the last 3 years. After taking loan from FFPL, Anita upgraded the interiors of her shop and has also started training local girls who want to learn beautician work. She feels confident of being able to save enough for the future of her daughters.
Anjum Begum has been involved in rug making for more than 3 years. Earlier she was working for others, but after availing the loan from FFPL she has started making and selling rugs on her own. Now her family members also support her in the rug business. She has also started saving more and her standard of living has also enhanced. Recently she bought a cooler for her house.