We encourage women to actively participate in groups - creating an ecosystem of peer support, building skills and strengthening financial literacy.
We support the establishment and operation of SHGs, and mobilise women to actively participate – to ensure women learn, grow and evolve with the support and guidance of peers.
We encourage regular savings for all SHG women, to develop a collective capital and corpus for lending.
We harness the power of women as key drivers for improving the health and sanitation of women, their families and communities.
We promote the participation of women in Village forums such as Village Development Committees, Water User Associations and other key decision making bodies, to ensure equity and the voice of women on key issues.
The women of Bhadrapali mean business. Once restricted to their homes, today every woman in the community is an SHG member, and earns their own income. This ‘women’s movement’ has caused a wave of change, with the women transforming the community into a ‘Model Village.’ Juggling a multitude of tasks, these women are a force to be reckoned with!Know More
Across India, rural women are stepping out of their households and participating in community life via Self Help Groups (SHGs). But SHGs are merely a launching pad and once empowered, many women are going on to hold formal and informal leadership positions in their local communities.Know More
Here is a story of one such women's federation in Chandrapur district, Maharashtra set up in 2009 - The 'Ekata Mahila Swayam Sahayata Sanstha'. In the initial years, getting women together into Self-Help Groups proved to be a very daunting task.Know More