The machines have helped the women to break away from derogatory practices like ‘Thigh reeling’ of silk yarn, which was practised in the states of Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Odisha since ages.
Our work is with the most marginalized people living in some of the poorest regions of the world. Independent surveys have confirmed that average family income has increased by 96% through our work adding over Rs. 500 million annually tothe rural economy.
More than 90% of our beneficiaries are rural women. While increased participation of women in income generation empowers them financially, it also adds to their social stature and self esteem as they become major participants in decision-making in the family.
Use of renewable energy and energy efficient technology in our solutions has helped reduce GHG emissions equivalent to 6,800 Tons of CO2.
Digital and financially literacy imparted to empower women in to entrepreneaurs and work in SHGs.