Better Life from Self-Employment

Smt. Shruthi is a resident of Kanakagiri village, Shimoga-2 Taluk. She joined Annappa Swamy SHG in 2007. She was working as a labour at nearby houses and agriculture works. She got married to Sri. Santhosh from the same village and lived in a rental house. Slowly her husband started drinking alcohol and without doing any work he used to spend life with wife’s income. In 2013, he joined the 598th de-addiction camp organized by SKDRDP and left drinking. After that, for two years he worked as labourer. Presently, he planted arecanut plants in his 1.5 acres of land and earning good income.  He borrowed Rs. 1 lakh loan from self-help group and purchased centring equipment. He used to give these equipments for renting by using his own vehicle for transport and earning income of Rs. 50,000 per month. They are providing education to their 2 children and living a better life.

Smt. Shruthi says that the blessings of Lord Manjunatha Swamy and guidance of self-help group are the reasons for their better life and growth.

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