Rekha Devi
Aged 44 yearslives in Patna, Bihar with her 3 children and husband who was unemployed. She was then introduced to SCNL and got her first loan of Rs. 15,000 with which both she and her husband started selling cloth door to door in many villages. After a year she took another loan of Rs. 25,000 to open a bangle shop which she ran. She then took a third loan of Rs. 30,000 to buy two sewing machines and invested the remaining money in the bangle shop. Both Rekha and her husband are now self-employed, own 3 businesses, have renovated there house and enjoy a respectful status in the society.