Living in Sirsi, Saraswati ran a tailoring business. She and her husband were struggling to make ends meet with three children. In 2019, Saraswati underwent a beautician training course imparted with the support of Manuvikasa and EdelGive Foundation, which helped her setup her own beauty parlour. She also gives tailoring classes to nearby ladies. Now she earns Rs. 10000-15000 per month. She has also purchased advanced machineries for her tailoring business and has improved the ambiance for her beauty parlour. With the right support, she was able to make a generous living for herself and support her family, bringing her confidence to live life on her own terms.