Vishalaxi belongs to Siddakatte village in Bantwal taluk. To help increase family income she became member of Shri Durga SHG 6 years ago. Her husband was manager in a hotel. After joining the group, she took Pragathi Nidhi loan and invested the loan to setup sandal and fancy shop. She purchased a vehicle and later repaired her house and constructed cow shed all with the Pragathi Nidhi. Now she has taken Rs.3,00,000 loan under SIDBI to improve her shop.