Suman is associated with FFPL from Aug'2017. Initially she and her husband were running a cobbler shop by the road-side in a make-shift establishment. After proper utilization of the loans provided by FFPL, they have now turned their small shop into a proper retail shop within a permanent establishment and are making various types of shoes and footwear. Today they are popularily known as "Jooton ka doctor" by the locals.
Chandbi Pathan and her family are involved in goat rearing and farming activities for the last 10 years. Earlier she had 4 goats and after availing FFPL loan she has purchased 5 more Goats by investing ₹ 25,000. She has utilized the remaining loan amount in her farming activity. She specifically likes FFPL’s easy enrolment process.
Badrun Nisha and her sons run a rug-making unit from her home. With the help of the loans from FFPL she has been able to scale up the business and thereby able to increase her household income. Now her sons are also totally involved in the business to support her.
Shabana lives in the outskirts of Bairagarh in MP, where she saw opportunity in the fact that there were no grocery shops in a convenient distance of the neighbourhood. She then set up a small kiryana (grocery shop) and after availing the loan from FFPL she started adding more stock in her shop. She is now a well known kirana shop owner in her part of the town, and credits FFPL for her success.
Nishigandha is in her 3rd loan cycle with FFPL. With her first loan, she had purchased an Agarbatti making machine. With subsequent loans she has been able to grow her business well. All her family members are now engaged in the same business. Today her business is flourishing and she has branded her products under the brand name ‘Geetai Agarbatti bhandar’.
Reeta and her family are involved in farming activities for the last 6 years. With FFPL’s loan, she purchased a cow and now gets additional income from selling milk in her neighbourhood. Now she is planning to purchase a buffalo also to expand her milk selling business.