Aged 55 yearswidow from Uttar Pradesh and lives with her 2 married sons who were daily wage workers. Survival of a family of 7 members was difficult with a mere earnings of Rs. 300- Rs.400 per day. She then got associated with SCNL a year back and her first loan of Rs. 15,000was sanctioned with which she has started a General Store in her locality. With her second loan she bought more stock and expanded the general store although her son continues to work on daily wages.Yashoda was determined to provide better education to her grandchildren who now study in a local public school and wish to join SCNL when they grow up.