Belamguda women’s self-help group is self-sufficient in fish farming.
Raigad-03 / 05- (Dhaneshwar Raut) – Women of Belamguda village of Hanumantapur village panchayat in Chandrapur block of Rayagada district have become self-sufficient by farming.
Ten women have formed a Belamguda self-help group to borrow Rs 200,000 from a bank and stand on their own two feet, helping the family maintain their livelihood. People from different villages have praised her work. The group is led by Geet Bivar.
Secretary Surami Kushlia, along with Anami Bivar, Sunmi Kushlia, Rasma Kushulia, Sursi Kushulia, Kanch Kushulia, Hemni Kushulia, Josada Kadraka and Madana Pani, started the business by borrowing Rs 200,000 from the bank. He says he earns a lot more money by farming than he does other businesses. Last year, the local Mission Shakti persuaded them to fish. They held a meeting and took the fish and left the fish. Selling fish for Rs 150. “The rescue squad wasn’t called for him,” she told the Associated Press.