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Rainbow Fashion Designing & Tailoring, Chittur Updated On 2017-11-27

District Name: Palakkad

Name of Enterprise: Rainbow Fashion Designing & Tailoring, Chittur

Address: Chittur Post Office (Sree Aiswarya NHG) in ward 16 of Chittur Tattamangalam Municipality

Number of Entrepreneurs: Mrs. Sasikala, Mrs. Krishnaveni, Mrs. Sumathi, Mrs. Bindhu and Mrs. Kavitha

Enterprise started under NULM/SJSRY/Others: SJSRY

Year of start of the enterprise: 17th August 2017

EDP / Skill Training details: Trained

Total project Cost: 2.5 Lakhs

Name of bank which sanctioned the loan: Co-operative Bank, Chittur

Amount of loan sanctioned: 2 Lakhs

Brief description of the business: They are stitching all kinds of women wears and also dresses for kids.

Details of Sales: Each person in the unit get an average income of Rs.6,000/- per month from the unit after all expenditure.

Plans for the future:

  1. Future plans of the entrepreneur: To set up their own shop with more facility
  2. To provide training on stitching to public
  3. Purchase more cloth items to meet the demand of the market which helps them get better earnings.
Sneha Food Products Updated On 2017-11-26

District Name: Thiruvananthapuram

Name of Enterprise: Sneha Food Products

Address: Sneha Food Products, Tavalakulam

Number of Entrepreneurs: 5

Enterprise started under NULM/SJSRY/Others: SJSRY

Year of start of the enterprise: 2014

EDP / Skill Training details: EDP From Kudumbashree

Total project Cost: 5 Lakhs

Name of bank which sanctioned the loan: Canara Bank

Amount of loan sanctioned: 5 Lakhs

Brief description of the business: They have a Snack production unit. They produce different types of snacks for bakery nearby areas. They directly market their products to Bakeries. Ten Kudumbashree members working in the firm.

Details of Sales: They have a annual turnover of 15 lakhs.

What change the enterprise has brought about in their livelihood: They are now capable to look after their family without any ones support.

Future plans of the entrepreneur: They are planning to buy new machines to increase the production.

Anughaha Activity Updated On 2017-11-25

District Name: Thiruvananthapuram

Name of Enterprise: Anughaha Activity

Address: Anughaha Activity, Pirayummoodu

Number of Entrepreneurs: 5

Enterprise started under NULM/SJSRY/Others: SJSRY

Year of start of the enterprise: 2014

EDP / Skill Training details: EDP From Kudumbashree

Total project Cost: 5 Lakhs

Name of bank which sanctioned the loan: IOB

Amount of loan sanctioned: 5 Lakhs

Brief description of the business: They have a Mushroom Unit. They produce two types of mushrooms. They directly market their products to vegetable shops. Five Kudumbashree members working in the firm.

Details of Sales: They have an annual turnover of 1.5 lakhs.

What change the enterprise has brought about in their livelihood: No change in Livelihood. But they got the will power to face problems and improvisations.

Future plans of the entrepreneur: They are planning for Value added products of Mushrooms in snacks.

Karthika Garment Unit Updated On 2017-11-24

District Name: Thiruvananthapuram

Name of Enterprise:

Address: Karthika Garment Unit, Kallathuvilla, Vadakode Perumpazhuthoor P.O

Number of Entrepreneurs: 5

Enterprise started under NULM/SJSRY/Others: SJSRY

Year of start of the enterprise: 2014

EDP / Skill Training details: EDP From Kudumbashree

Total project Cost: 5 Lakhs

Name of bank which sanctioned the loan: Canara Bank

Amount of loan sanctioned: 5 Lakhs

Brief description of the business: They have a Tailoring Unit. They teach tailoring to Kudumbashree members .Main products are Nighty, Under Skirt etc. They directly market their products to textile shop. Five Kudumbashree members are working in the firm.

Details of Sales: They have a annual turnover of 2 lakhs.

What change the enterprise has brought about in their livelihood: Employees is now capable to look after his family without any ones support.

Future plans of the entrepreneur: To buy new Embroidery machines and develop business

Thean Foods Updated On 2017-11-23

District Name: Thiruvananthapuram

Name of Enterprise: Thean Foods

Address: Market Rd, Chaliyode, Aralummoodu, Neyyattinkara

Number of Entrepreneurs: 1

Enterprise started under NULM/SJSRY/Others: SJSRY

Year of start of the enterprise: 2011

EDP / Skill Training details: EDP From Kudumbashree

Total project Cost: 7 Lakhs

Name of bank which sanctioned the loan: Canara Bank

Amount of loan sanctioned: 5 Lakhs

Brief description of the business: They are sweet manufactures .Main products are Peanut sweet, Sesame ball, etc. They Mainly export their products through distributers. Twelve People working in the firm including women and men

Details of Sales: They have a annual turnover of 50 lakhs and above

What change the enterprise has brought about in their livelihood: She is now capable to look after her family without any ones support.

Future plans of the entrepreneur: To buy new machinery and develop her business

Life's Crafted from Cotton waste Updated On 2017-11-22

Anugraha cotton waste unit an initiative taken by five members of Anugraha SHG of Mannath Ward was a new thinking by a bunch of kudumbashree members, apart from the typical enterprises they show the courage to travel through a different and new way. they decided to make the income from cotton waste.

They collected the waste cotton cloth pieces from Tirupur, the cotton city and converted it into cotton waste which is used in hard ware shops and paint shops for various purposes. They collect the cotton waste cloth from Tirupur at the rate of Rs 26 to Rs 32 per kilogram, if it is white cloth it will cost around Rs 70/Kilogram.

These cotton pieces using the blade they will separate it into cotton waste ,they will get 950 gram of cotton waste from 1 kilogram of waste cotton cloth. For a packet of one kilogram of cotton cloth they are charging Rs 85 to Rs 90 per and for white cotton waste they are charging Rs160 per packet. They had made arrangements with a company named DBC-Mavelikara for distributing the material to shops. They are distributing the materials from Cherthala border to Kollam border including Pathanamthitta

They started the unit on 7/2/2015 formally by taking a loan of 8.90 lakhs from Vijay bank under SJSRY scheme(loan sanctioned on 2014 November). Presently apart from the group members there are four staffs working in this enterprise. The members and staffs are taking Rs 200 /day as salary. After the salary and other expenses including bank loans the unit is getting a profit somewhat around Rs 10000 to Rs 12000 per month.

Five Star Cafe Unit (Kommadi ADS) Updated On 2017-11-21

Five star Cafe Unit who had received their training under Cafe Kudumbashree program was one of the first and oldest unit in Alappuzha Municipal area. Even though they had attended many fairs and exhibition they were not placed in a permanent way. At this time a offer came from District court to Alappuzha Municipality Kudumbashree CDS to run their canteen. Five Star Unit was selected for the same as the canteen has to be open immediately, it was not possible to wait for the loan to be get sanctioned. So together with the fund available with them and an amount of RS. 15,000 taken from the Kommadi ADS revolving fund they made the basic arrangements to start the Canteen and as later the loan sanctioned for 2 lakhs they began to run it in a fully fledged manner.

The unit was started in 2017 May 8. Now they have 6 staffs working with them apart from the five group members. The staffs are paid with daily 250 per day and the unit members are taking 200 per day as their wages, apart from this they are getting a monthly profit of nearly 10000 per month in average. There feature plan is to expand their business by taking more outdoor catering services for that they are also planning to buy a pick up carrier. Team members are: Jaya K.R, Jayasree, Hema, Lekha and Elizabath

Helensia Xavier’s Passenger Auto rickshaw Updated On 2017-11-20

Helensia Xavier of Fort Kochi West CDS was well versed in driving as she had attending a course in a driving school some time back. When she had some financial constraints in her family she thought of earning a livelihood by purchasing a passenger auto. In the year 2016 she approached the Corporation Office City Mission Management Unit of NULM who explained all benefits offered under the loan component of NULM. She was given guidance as to prepare the project and present it before the officials of the ULB who sanctioned her application and forwarded the same to the bank as a loan application. Bank of India-Thoppumpady sanctioned a loan for an amount of Rs. 200000 with which she purchased the vehicle. Helensia is able to make an income of Rs. 10000 per month after her loan repayment.

Sawariya Textile Shop Updated On 2017-11-19

Sawariya Textile Shop is an enterprise initiated by Kochu Thresya Shiji from Pachalam Division 32, Vaduthala. There are not many shops of this nature in this area and understanding the opportunity she made the initiative. Even though she had thought of making a livelihood by starting an enterprise she could not go ahead because of financial problems at her home. Under the Self Employment Programme scheme of NULM she availed a loan of Rs. 1,90,000 from Syndicate Bank. Attended EDP training and with much confidence she started her enterprise on 10.8.2016. Her textile shop mainly focuses on selling dress material for ladies and is able to make an average monthly income of Rs. 8000 after all expenses. She wishes to introduce more variety of costumes in her shop so as to improve her business.

Success story of Surendranath Updated On 2017-11-18

Surendranath 56 year old is earning his livelihood through passenger auto rickshaw in Calicut city. He has been in this field for last 37 years. At present he has order from parents of school going students also. He owned an auto which is very old. The maintenance and other expenditure were higher for it. So he decided to purchase a new auto. That time only he came to know about this project from his wife. She is a member of Kudumbashree NHG under North CDS of Kozhikode Corporation. He attended task force interview and six days EDP training and approached Syndicate bank, Kunduparamba branch for bank loan. Bank sanctioned an amount of Rs. 178000 as bank loan other expenditure he met from his hand. Total project cost was 200000. Per day expense for running auto rickshaw at present is mainly for fuel and changing vehicle oil. After all expenses a day he is earning an amount of Rs. 800-900.