Banu lives in highly disaster prone, salinity intruded South Tafalbari village from SouthKhali Union of Shoronkhola Upazila in Bagerhat district, one of the coastal districts of Bangladesh. Her husband, a farmer earns tk 5000 (approximately) per month. They have a joint family with eight members and her husband is the only earning member. As a mean to support her husband maintain the family, she occasionally used to collect shrimp fry. However, it was difficult for them to manage the family with this limited income.