Mutthavva Shivappa Sulikere is from Halladuru village which is in Bhagalkot district; this is one of the remote areas, she lost her father 3 years back who was agricultural labor and her mother is also working as agricultural labor by looking after her family. She has 4 siblings. Eldest brother is working in motor garage, 3 younger sisters are studying.
She used to walk during her schooling, at PUC it was very hard for to travel for college so had to dropout form education. Later she went to learn the computer and worked there only for a year for salary of Rs. 2000/-.
After her father’s death, she wanted to support family so whatever she earned disability pension and also started learning Handicraft and Tailoring which gave little supporting for family,
At Alamba’s Job Sensitizing program she came with hope, attended a training at ALAMBA Campus , she was very active in the training and also she had positive self confidence in her life then finally she got selected in the Center Mall: Future Group Company as Cashier with all the benefits like EPF and ESI. With this all kind of facilities she helped her mere future. Now she is supporting her family. she quotes her inspiration as Rita Amma, Alamba President. (who is also physically challenged).