Opportunity is to Bring Change in Life

Empowering women

Opportunity is to Bring Change in Life

Asha Devi W/o SideswarMahto hails from a small village called Hohad, Panchayat Sikni, Block Dulmi, District Ramgarh, Jharkhand. The village is located 10 km away from block head quarter towards west. Her education background is Matric. She has two children both of them are sons.

Agragati, an organization was working in the area for long time in organizing and mobilizing community. Forming Self Help Group to make them united to work together and become financially well off.  She too became one of the SHG members. During operation of SHG work she was given responsibility to look after groups books of account. In due course SHG members were given training on various trade like:  Soap making, Vermin Composting, Mushroom cultivation, Making of Jute Bags , training on growing tomatoes, Paddy, Chilly and other agricultural crops  to improve lives. She was given support to open up a poultry farm. Agragati supported her in making poultry shed, with capacity of 400 chicks.Working capital was mobilised from local Banks.

In this activity she got engaged sincerely and began to get monthly income of Rs. 3000.00 to Rs. 5000.00 depending on the mortality rate of chicks. Due to this support she was able to manage to repair her house, dug bore well in house campus, manage to send their children to private school and leading a good life. If she were not in touch with Agragati, it would have not been possible in her life at this stage.

In the year 2016-17 the group was awarded with Dal Bhat Yojana and her team is running it near DC office Ramgarh. From here she gets good return. The return varies from Rs. 3000.00 to Rs.4000.00 per month. It has become possible because of the support and capacity building provided by Agaragati.

Having understood all these business, she likes to expand and continue to work for the family and also inspire to go for such kind of business to support the family. Now she aims to see her children study well and get good jobs and make their life prosperous.

She is very muchthank full to Agragati for its service to the area, especially to her personal life and family. This has become possible because of Agragati and its committed staffs in the field.