Women Empowerment

Empowering Women Farmers and Improving Capacities of Rural Women (Bangalore)

The aim of this programme is to help develop the socio-economic conditions of the impoverished rural people (particularly women) and encourage their involvement in local planning and Gram Panchayats. The project is facilitating improving the capacities of the women to increase their income, improve the local infrastructure, promote preventive health care in the proposed villages and increase awareness among the people to participate in the planning process of the gram panchayat.The project conducts awareness sessions with women on legal issues, accessing cheaper loan facilities, reducing migration caused by unemployment and involvement of SHG’s in gram sabha activities. The project is also promoting preventive health care in the villages and increasing awareness among residents to participate in the planning process of the gram panchayat.