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Founders Message
Since their economic enterprises are small, they could be expected to repay the loan in small installments. This method has enabled and can enable a 98% recovery rate.
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Elaben R. Bhatt
Founder, Sewa Bank

Welcome to
Shri Mahila Sewa Sahakari Bank Ltd.


Self employed women workers and producers are economically very active and contribute to the growth of the economy. They are mainly involved in production, trading and the service sector. However, in spite of their hard work and their contribution to the country's gross domestic product, they do not have access to financial services, which would help them to upgrade their own work and productivity.
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Member Story

Chandaben, old clothes seller, Founder-Member

"We may be poor, but we are so many. Why don't we start a bank of our own ? Our own women's bank, where we are treated with the respect and service that we deserve."

Jayshree Vyas, M.D., SEWA Bank

"How many times do we need to prove that poor women are bankable?"

News & Events

  • 18Mar-2013
    The Credit Column
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  • 08Mar-2013
    મહિલાઓની સકસેસ સ્ટોરી થઇ કેમેરામાં કેદ
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  • 08Mar-2013
    Women banking with women, since 1974
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  • 09Mar-2013
    Ready Panel for Blue Print of Mahila Bank
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  • 30Apr-2013
    City banker Vyas to help govt frame all-women bank
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  • 09Mar-2013
    Lending a Hand
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  • 02Mar-2013
    દેશની પહેલી મહિલા બેંક માટે અમદાવાદની મહિલા બેંક બનશે રોલ મોડલ
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  • 09Jan-2014
    SEWA: Banking On Each Other
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