From Zero Income To Cent Per Cent Income

Jul 27, 2022

Vandana Chaudhari, a housewife from Junglepada ,Jawhar in Palghar district of Maharashtra,  started functioning as an eDost after being trained by BAIF in financial, e-governance and utility services. 

Prior to the intervention, she was a housewife and dependent on her husband for financial support.  Now, as an eDost, she is earning Rs.4000/- per month.  She is happy to financially support her family and also for being financially independent.

She was identified as the Best Performer for January to March 2022 among 70 eDosts for achieving the highest transactions. 

  • Income after intervention: 4,000/ month
  • Income before intervention: Zero income 
  • Impact: 100% increase in income

Represented BAIF at the USAID Women Connect Challenges Awardees online event. 

Digitally empowered and able to use search engines with ease for any kind of digital service sought for by the villagers, her enhanced confidence and knowledge are her strength. She is dealing with transactions to the tune of Rs.3 to 4 lakhs since December 2021.  She is also providing printing, reprographic and scanning services.   

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