Aged 35 years lives in Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh with her husband and 3 children. Neelam got associated with SCNL in 2014 to get financially independent and improve the living standard of her family. She then came to SCNL where a contribution of Rs. 20,000 was given to her to open a small dairy shop in Sultanpur. Soon the dairy business started to grow and she took another loan of Rs. 30,000 from SCNL for expansion. Today, her children study in private schools. She has also kept a helper and gives him a monthly salary of Rs. 3,000. It's rightly said that true empowerment comes from empowering others.