This Project is built on a comprehensive approach with a focus on capacity building, development through on-farm & off-farm activities, collection, processing and marketing of the farm produce. Another aspect of this program is linking the women to financial institutions and the markets. These women are encouraged to form individual enterprises or collective enterprises to start a small business and they are connected to the markets for selling their products at a competitive price. This project aims to impact and empower 12,000 rural women through various initiatives.
Our current focus is on the socio-economic empowerment of women in 55 select villages of Pune, Ahmednagar, Nashik, and Thane districts of Maharashtra through sustainable agriculture and entrepreneurship development opportunities for families of the small, marginal and landless farmers headed by women.
This initiative strives to: