At Fusion we actively encourage our staff to keep track of progress of their clients and request them to send stories of women who are doing extraordinary work. We strongly feel with this nature of engagement will better realize the real impact of their work and will may strength their resolve to work for betterment of the financially excluded classes. Below are some of the stories sent by our branch staff – most of the time in vernacular language.
She was poor as she used to earn 2000 – 3000 per month. She lived in a hut with her family which includes husband, 2 sons and 1 daughter. She wanted start some business and wished for the welfare of the family. She went seeking loan from different business men in her village but no one helped. She has faced lots of issues related to financial and family.
As she was disappointed with the world around her with no one to help one day our relationship officer met with her. He explained about the company and the benefits she will be getting. She became our client, successfully paid her 1st cycle loan of Rs. 15000. She used the loan for buying two goats to start the business. After, sometime she increased the number of goats. Now, she has taken the 2nd cycle loan of Rs. 20,000. She has become a bigger seller of goats in the area. She has bought a new house as well and educating all the three children. Her income has improved and now she is earning 6000 to 7000 per month. She received the loan when she was needed it the most. She is very happy that her financial and family condition has improved and she thanks Fusion for the happiness in her life.
Urmila aged 35 Years lived in Janakpur,Dabra(Madhya Pradesh) with her husband and 2 children. Urmila got associated with Fusion about 23 months back to get financially independent and provide her children with better education and future. She then came to Fusion where a contribution of Rs.15, 000 was given to her to open a small General store in Janakpur, Urmila worked hard and was determined to improve the financial status of her family. As Soon her business started to grow and she took another Rs. 20,000 from Fusion to put more stock in her shop and expanded it. Today, Urmila's 2 children study in private schools and Urmila has proven to the world that true charity is not by giving bread or money but providing employment opportunities to those who are in need.
She took loan of Rs. 15000 from Fusion to start Carpentry work at home. She utilized the loan to purchase the carpentry tools. It was really difficult for them to purchase any tools because of the financial crisis. And, without any tools they couldn't have started the carpentry work. They suffered a lot due to the financial crisis. Before taking the her income is 200 per day, Now after taking the loan her income has increased to Rs.500 per day. She has been associated with Fusion for the past 3 years and ever since her condition has been improving
Before taking the loan she was dependent on others but after she took the loan she has become independent. Earlier her husband was only earning for the family. But, now she is also earning money and contributing in the family.
When she first took the loan of Rs. 12000 she utilized the loan to purchase a buffalo to start the dairy business. Now, she has 5 buffalos and her business is flourishing.
She and her husband together earning around 30,000 per month. She has been associated with us for the last 5 years and successfully paid all the loans of Rs. 12000, 15000, 25000 and she is paying the loan of Rs. 35000.
Her life has improved in a way that she is living a good quality life, giving quality education to her children and also the maintaining the lifestyle. She is very happy to be associated with Fusion which made a difference in her and her family's life.
Client has been associated with us for the last 2.5 yrs. Before taking the loan she was involved in a soft toy making center. She was given Rs. 2000 to 3000/- only per month. She was facing a lot of problem earlier like education of her children, unable to manage the household expenses etc. She took loan from Fusion and started her own business of Teddy Bear making shop. Now, she earns around 6000 to 8000 per month.
Before taking the loan her condition was very poor. She used to live in only one room house with her family and had only one buffalo. Her house was even made up of soil. After taking the loan her condition has improved as she has started a business of Dairy with the loan she received. Earlier she somehow managing the education of her children. But, the situation has changed a lot as she has increased the number of buffalos in her business, it has grown better. She now lives in a cemented (pakka) house.
She is very happy with her life and the way and the loan from Fusion supported her.
Before taking the loan her income was 4000 to 5000 per month and now she is earning Rs. 9000 – 10000 per month.