I am Dhanalakshmi from Thirunellai in Palakkad, a 44-year-old mother of two children, believes that determination and perseverance are the key drivers of success. Ten years ago, me and my husband started a family business of making crispy bakery items at home. Unfortunately, a few years later both became ill and were unable to continue the business. At that time, I learned about Muthoot Microfin subsidiaries of Muthoot FinCorp from a friend and decided to avail micro financing loan from that micro finance company. Dhanalakshmi was provided a first cycle micro finance loan of ₹10,000 and she utilised the entire amount to purchase raw materials in bulk and upgraded the stove. Soon, her expertise enabled her to expand the product line and revamp the business.