Microfinancing empowering women, inspiring vision
“The business has been going really well. We not only get orders from customers here but students who are studying outside the town also come here to stitch their salwar’s and other items,” says Sajitha
39-year-old Sajitha runs Outlook, one of the most popular textile and tailoring shops in Nettithozhu, Idukki, India. Exclusive to women, it offers a range of materials and tailoring services to women in the immediate area and even students studying outside of the town.
With the help of IMPACT (Innovative Microfinance for Poverty Alliance and Community Transformation) a micro-finance wing of World Vision India, Sajitha has been financially empowered to purchase materials for her shop enabling her to expand her business, offer a variety of materials and offer stitching services at the same location. Improving the livelihood of her family and employees.
“The loans I got from IMPACT was a choice for me to get better at what I had been doing. I could have never imagined such a profitable business for a small shop like mine, if it was not for Impact,” says Sajitha