Our borrowers are empowered to move beyond subsistence living, they are redeemed from debt traps, they begin saving, and are able to provide safe shelter for their families and send their children to school. Families and communities are strengthened through supportive collaboration with each other and our staff.

May 11, 2015


Winding through the alleys of her community near GTB Hospital, Sarojini turns the corner to the alley corner where she has set up shop. There, she […]
May 11, 2015


Gikita was the owner of a very small general store, but without a loan, it could not grow. She received a loan from Shikhar which allowed […]
May 11, 2015


Angela is a mother of four children: two daughters and two sons, one of which is currently studying software engineering. Angela was a graduate with a […]
May 11, 2015

Farzana – Big Dreams In Small Eyes

Farzana was born and brought up in Jahangirpuri a backward colony in Delhi. She is 38 years old and has 5 children. There is a belief […]
May 11, 2015

Razwana – Stitching Her Way To Success

Razwana lost her mother at a very small age (5years), the age when a child is in the warm arms of her mother this girl was […]
May 11, 2015

Lakshmi – A Profile in Courage

Lakshmi was not very old when her husband fell ill. All of a sudden she forund herself in a state of stress and was clueless of […]