Smt. Gunavathi is a group member of Prerana Jnanavikasa and Dharmashree sangha of Siddakatte village of Bantwal taluk. She has a small family of husband and two children studying 8th and PUC.
Before joining the group, she was a beedi roller and husband was a wage earner. After joining group and Jnanavikasa Kendra she borrowed a periodic loan of Rs. 10 lakhs and invested it in buying 2 cows, house repair, children’s education, purchasing gold and has opened a grocery shop.
Last year she has taken Rs.3 lakh SIDBI loan to develop her grocery shop. She and her family believe that the information given by Jnanavikasa kendra and financial support of Pragathi Nidhi helped them to lead a happy life.