Manishaben lives in Valvada village near GHCL Home Textile plant, Bhilad. She belongs to a tribal family. She had joined women SHG (Self Help Group) initiated by GHCL Foundation and started small savings. She always attends meetings, training and exposure tours with enthusiasm.
Her husband was working in a private factory and earning very little. The family was unable to sustain and educate three children. Then, her husband met with an accident and suffered multiple injuries. Increased medical expenditure and discontinued income was worsened by the Covid-19 pandemic.