In India, more than two third farmers belong to small and marginal category. NABARD supported JLG program is especially for those small and marginal farmers who do not have their own agriculture land or haves very small holding size.
JLGs are the group of 4 such farmers who take mutual guarantee for repaying the loans. STARS is supporting and organizing such resource less farmers who are in need for agriculture credits. With collaboration with CANARA Bank, STARS has formed 25 JLGs and have more target to form JLGs and links them with banks with a commitment to motivate the farmers to use the available credit for productive purposes.