45 years, Jhalawar
A cancer survivor for 25 years, Leela Bai is very well known for her bag stitching skills. Famous in Jhalawar as the 'Bag wali Bai', she only stitches bags on order.
Sarla Devi is one of the oldest members of ARTH. Before she became a part of ARTH, the couple was living from hand to mouth, as daily wage workers.
Mangi Bai was a small time vegetable seller, before she became a part of ARTH. Along with her savings and loan assistance through the passage of time.
Cosmetic and artificial jewelry seller
Geeta had a small piece of land, which obviously was not enough for the family to survive. She dreamt of having her shop of artificial jewelry for the women.