case_study4_img1case_study4_img2Aluvelamma w/o Late Venkateshappa, is a member of Saraswathi Mahila Sangha in Malakanahalli village of Malur Taluk, Kolar District. A widow with three children, life was indeed difficult for her

especially feeding her family on her irregular wages as a daily wage worker.
“My fortune has been changed” due to a program of HUF, NABARD and MYRADA Watershed Development Program that supported landless families like me to improve livelihoods by providing financial support.
She decided to carry out and bought a high breed cow on 08-10-2012 costing Rs. 35,000. She received Rs. 10,000 as grant from NABARD, a loan of Rs. 15,000 from Sanghamithra and put in Rs. 10,000 on her own.

Now (2013) it yields 18 liters of milk per day (Rs. 20 per liter from dairy and Rs. 4 supporting