Mrs. Renuka Shetty is house wife who joined Jayalakshmi Self-Help Group 7 years ago and started saving Rs. 20. Later with the Project’s information and financial corporation she is leading life by making jasmine and vegetable cultivation.
She lives with her husband and 3 children. Her husband works as a mason. After joining the Self-Help Group, first, she took Rs. 10,000 Pragathinidhi and planted 50 jasmine plants, then took Rs. 50,000 Pragathinidhi for construction of well and Rs. 1,00,000 Pragathinidhi for house repairing. In total she has taken Rs. 3,50,000 Pragathinidhi. She earns a monthly income of Rs. 4,000 to Rs. 5,000 through jasmine cultivation.
Before joining the group, she was only a house wife with no income, but today she earns a monthly income of Rs. 5,000 for which she expresses her gratitude to SKDRDP.