Mrs.Anandalakshmi,In the year 2002, she came to know about WEEDS NGO and through them she got introduced to Self Help Group (SHG). WEEDS also supported her children by paying fees. From there she attended more SHG meetings and gained confidence. Her husband was very supportive and also encouraged her to go for a job. Then she joined as Consultant at Smart Security Services with a salary of Rs.3000 per month. From that company she learned about how to handle Manpower consultancy. Later, in the year 2007 she wanted to start her own Man power agency and approached WEEDS to help her start.
WEEDS NGO helped Mrs.Anandalakshmi with all the legal formalities to start AR Manpower Allied Services. In the beginning she was getting only sub-contracts. But later in the year 2011, with her self- confidence and hard work got her direct Manpower contract at Parle Agro Pvt Ltd. From there she started to grow and fly with her victory. Her main objective of the agency was to give more opportunity to women employees. Now under her agency there are more than 200 women who work with different companies. she also serves as a PoSH Act trainer for WEEDS.