Millenium Developments | Women Empowerment

Gender Empowerment through Economic Upliftment 2013

This project initiated with the idea of empowering women in the rural areas to have an additional source of income to contribute towards their household expenses in these times of extremely high rate of poverty, accelerating rate of inflation, rise in the standard of living and lack of adequate rainfall.

For the second consecutive year, a six day seminar was organized from

Micro Finance Loans

Upon completion of the training the women fill in application forms for the interest free micro finance loans. This enables them to start their own businesses thus reducing dependence and creating employment opportunities.

Vocational Training in the Villages

In order to empower the women in the villages, the Mission runs tailoring classes five days a week in Mackinon Road and Chengoni Rural Centres.  The course that is being offered is as per the Government Syllabus.

Live Goat Report

As a part of the Economic Upliftment Project, a Live Goats Scheme has been introduced.  The purpose of this scheme is to provide women groups in rural centers with live goats for rearing and breeding.  It is aimed that each member should have a goat so that they are reared and bred to reproduce more.

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