Our visit to Sholapur in July 2019 demonstrated the power of “doing business with a Purpose”. To give you the rationale for our conclusion, we are sharing a short history on Sholapur Milk farmers pre 2015, .
Pre 2015- villages at Sholapur, such as Wagholi, were
(i) black listed by banks for 100% defaults on bank loans.
(ii) Unemployment & migration to urban areas was high.
In July 2019, (i) the same banks are chasing the villagers of Wagholi by offering new loans, since majority of their past dues have been repaid.
(ii) Unemployment & migration has declined sharply.
(iii) Milk led farm income in this region has risen by more than Rs 2 billion since 2015.
Interestingly, Sholapur had 3 droughts since 2015. What lead to this sustainable and transformative change? Read on…
Our Visit to Milk Farmers of
at Sholapur, on 26th and 27th July 2019.
Hatsun’s entry in 2015 led to Transparent Pricing
Quantity and Quality of Milk have improved significantly since 2015
Milk farmer profitability has grown manifold within 4 years at Sholapur
Sustainable and transformative change at a large scale
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