Smt.Manda Krishna Powar , Maharashtra, General Store Shop
Smt. Manda Krishna Powar, Aged 35 years, R/O Village & P.O. -Vartaknagar, Taluka –Mokhada , Distt.Thana , Maharashtra – an illiterate labourer whose annual family income was around Rs.8000/- p.a. She came to know about NSTFDC and its programmes from the Govt. Officials of the area and decided to avail NSTFDC loan for setting-up a General Store Shop at her residence. The District Office of the State Agency of NSTFDC helped her in applying for the loan in January 2005. She was sanctioned an amount of Rs.40000/- for the purpose in July 2005. Since then she has been running the shop successfully and is earning a net income of about Rs.2200/- p.m. She has been repaying the loan regularly. This additional income has helped her in building a new house for her family.