Annapoorna belongs to Rayabaga taluk in Chikkodi district, joined Brahmadev self help group 9 years ago. She took Pragathi Nidhi loan of Rs. 30,000, Rs. 80,000, and Rs. 1,50,000 and started vegetable business. She also took Rs. 2,00,000 SIDBI loan to improve her business. Today her daily income is Rs. 1000 to Rs. 1500.
Pragathinidhi has helped her to improve her financial condition. She says, SKDRDP and Lord Manjunatha Swami’s blessings are the reason behind her success story.