Sadikbhai – Enterprising and Inspirational

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Sadikbhai, a resident of Alarsa (Anand), Gujarat aggregates scrap from sub-dealers in nearby 8-10 villages,sorts & grades them and sells to larger merchants based in Vadodara. As the lockdown shut his business the question for Sadikbhai was to find means of supporting his household, paying the bills & repaying his loans.He understood that during the

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Lalitaben & RajivBhai – Generating alternatives and Planning for future

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Lalitaben & Rajivbhai are a small farming household based in village Kavitha, Gujarat. They own and manage a snack parlour at the village bus stand and their son worked at a factory in Vithal Udyognagar GIDC near Anand before lockdown cut off both these incomes. Thinking this to be a short-term incidence, Rajivbhai & Lalitaben

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Pratibha Sunil Jadhav – Woman in business!

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“While many people have lost jobs during Lockdown, I employ 6 and pay wages of Rs. 40,000 a month!”, beamed Pratibha Sunil Jadhav, a resident of village Mohadi, 40 Kms from Nasik.She used to make Papad and supply primarily to traders in Pune & Nasik, with monthly turnover touching Rs. 3 lakh pre lockdown. As

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Shankar Dhondiram More – Learning & adapting to new skills

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It is easy to imagine that some things must be the way they’ve always been. The pandemic has changed that for us. People are now learning more deeply, changing their expectations, role & contribution.So did Shankar More, a resident of Shirasgaon village in Maharashtra , who runs one of the two Kirana shops of his

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