District Name: Pathanamthitta
Name of Enterprise: PWD Rest House Cafe
Address: PWD Rest House, Opp: Marthoma School,Oneway,Pathanamthitta
Number of Entrepreneurs:7
Enterprise started under NULM/SJSRY/ Others: SJSRY
Year of start of the enterprise: 2014
EDP / Skill Training details:
EDP training from MEC during the year 2014.
Skill training on ‘AIFRAHM
Total project Cost: Initial Rs300000./- and Rs.500000
Name of bank which sanctioned the loan: Indian Bank Pathanamthitta
Amount of loan sanctioned: Rs.300000/-
Brief description of the business:
The Kudumbashree PWD Rest House Cafe was started in the year 2014 with 7 Urban Poor members from Pathanamthitta Municipality .Initially the working capital was so high that at one point the group members have to pay Bank loan from their own fund.
But due to the timely intervene of Kudumbashree District Mission Team the working capital and other miscellaneous cost was able to be under control. The Leadership quality of Sugatha and Praveena helped the group top get orders from District Mission and other government office and other firms .The group have repayed the initial Loan of Rs.300000/- and with their good conduct they were able to open a Tea & Snacks KIOSK in the District Hospital Pathanamthitta .They took a second loan of Rs.500000 for expansion purpose.
The group members are able to earn Rs.500 per day and have the idea of starting a sub Catering Group to expand their business.