In India, here are various sections of society that struggle for equality in all areas of life - be it social or economic. The goal of TCSRD under the umbrella of Building Social Capital is to provide equality of opportunities across all stratas of society, irrespective of gender, religion or caste. TCSRD works towards this by focussing on four main pillars - Social Inclusion, Promoting Social Enterprises, Capacity Building and Leveraging Partnerships. All interventions under these pillars tackle four main aspects - Gender Equality; Reduced Inequality; Partnerships; Sustainable Social Enterprise Models.
Name of Intervention: Social Empowerment
Name of Beneficiary: Nilpa Gosai
Location: Arambhada, Devbhumi Dwarka
“I am Nilpa Gosai, the vice president of Dwarkadish mandal. However, when I joined in 2014, I was only a housewife who lacked confidence in myself and my abilities. After being encouraged by my husband to join the mandal, I became part of it and soon, I was given the record keeping responsibilities - allowing me to pick up and learn new skills. Now I have complete confidence in my abilities. I also undertook tailoring, beauty parlour and bead work training, constantly adding more skills to my repertoire, while also travelling to other villages and teaching the women these skills as well. In addition, I have undergone computer training as well, which allows me to handle all the SHG accounts online. Today, I’m not just more confident and assured, but I also earn Rs.6,000 to Rs.8,000 per month.”.
1,280 Women covered under self-help groups