India has over 150 million households with no access to essentials like water, sanitation, healthcare, education and energy. With the combine power of microfinance and technology, Punya believes that it is the most powerful tool to defeat the global poverty. Punya in association with its partner organizations provides small loans to small scale artisans/villagers who want to set up their own business. As clients repay their micro-loans, the funds are recycled into new loans, thus multiplying the number of poor people who can begin their journey out of poverty. Punya has provided the loans to the following borrowers!