Success Stories:Bhagyeshri Mete

Bhagyeshri Bandu Mete

Age: 27

Village: Jalgau

Marital Status: Married

Studied: 10th Std

Bhagyeshriben whom people call Bhagu out of Love is a mother of two kids, a son aged 8 years and daughter 13 years old. Her father was a farmer and mother was a housewife, she has 6 siblings, she is the youngest of all her siblings. She has studied till 10th When she was 15 years old she got married but her husband who is very supportive helped her cleared 12th Std, her husband who is a farmer by profession has also studied till 12th Std, her father-in- law and mother- in-laws both are into farming. Bhaguben is the only lady from her village who came to SEWA for training. Everyone was asking her not to go for training including her family members, relatives and neighbors saying that Gujarat is very far-off, but Bhaguben was determined that she will go for training anyhow. Bhaguben is a confident lady but still she says after visiting this place and after obtaining this training her confidence has increased twice now she can travel alone, she can make the products which she cannot even imaging she will ever produce. Her dream is to educate her children and also wish to have a big house with all the facilities in it.

She says” When I will go back I will train other sisters in village and will set up a small bakery in the village where I will make healthy and nutritious products, I also wish to open a hotel like Ganeshpura where we will work together with other sisters who has taken training in SEWA, I am really thankful to SEWA for all the support they have given us.”