Presenting yet another story on our WIB success story of a lady entrepreneur who has proved that if you have the will to do something, you can achieve it, irrespective of the place where you stay. Usually, big cities and towns have better chances of growth opportunities. The same thing cannot be said for smaller towns. But, what gives us immense pleasure is that there are many women from varied and remote parts of India, who have their business from home and get in touch with us to get connected to a larger audience.
Meet Rashmi Jha
We present below the story of Rashmi Jha, born and brought up in Darbhanga, Bihar and now settled in Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh after marriage.
A mother of 2 teenage daughters, a homemaker, a wife and now a budding entrepreneur, Rashmi has proved that it is possible for married women, especially from small towns and cities, to focus on their own growth as well, besides focusing on the family and children. For Rashmi, her daughters’ education was of prime importance. Since young age, she was fond of making art and crafts products at home. With a business and creative bent of mind, Rashmi had this inherent desire to do something of her own. But, she never tried to take the steps as she was more concerned about the family and did not want to disturb their normal routine life.
Soon her daughters grew up and were quite capable of managing on their own. It was during this time, say, 3-4 years back, Rashmi realized that she has ample time of her own and she can really start working on what she loves to do. Even then, she never followed her passion during the day time. It was at night time, she started creating her handmade artistic products. Actually, she had seen her eldest daughter studying late at night. It was during this time, Rashmi gave company to her daughter. While her daughter was busy studying, Rashmi too stay awake and used this time to make her handmade products. Thankfully, her daughter’s performance was not affected and in fact, she started scoring more marks than before. This made Rashmi more confident of converting her hobby into a home business. Today, when her younger daughter stays awake late-night to study, Rashmi gives her company to make the lovely handmade products.
Rashmi’s product range
Rashmi has varied products to offer. Some are handmade by her while some are sourced from exclusive dealers. She also displays her products in local exhibitions. So far, she has exhibited her products three times and every time, it was a grand success. Her product range includes adjustable rangolis, shubhlabh, photoframes, torans, sarees, suits/kurtis, dress materials, imitation jewellery/German silver jwelleries, house-hold products, bedsheets, hangings, madhubani paintings, handmade jhola, purses/clothes, potlis, mobile pouches, and many more.
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For Rashmi, life is a learning process and there is no end to learning. It’s 21 years of marriage but this didn’t let her stop from following her passion and learning something new. She took classes to learn Mithila painting and today, she is a certified Mithila painter. She has also completed her mother tongue lipi (mithilakshar). She scored 91% in all the three exams of this Traditional Maithili Language. She is also a speaker on a Radio Channel in Chhattisgarh called “Akashwani” where she recites poem regarding women empowerment. Rashmi is always a go-getter and a powerhouse who loves doing her household activities and her other extra activities, with all zeal and enthusiasm. She wanted to create her own identity and she is successful in doing so.
We feel proud to be connected with such ladies who are an inspiration for many other women to be empowered. We welcome Rashmi Jha in our premium member list and wish her all luck and success in life.
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