This is a key cross-cutting theme in all our programmes for long term sustainability. The areas of intervention are women empowerment, reducing inequality of marginalised communities through Affirmative Action, community engagement, strengthening of Community-Based Organisations (CBOs), partnerships for achieving goals and setting up sustainable social enterprise models.
Women covered under self-help groups
Name of Intervention: Social Empowerment
Name of Beneficiary: Nilpa Gosai
Location: Arambhada, Devbhumi Dwarka
“I am Nilpa Gosai, vice president of Dwarkadish mandal. However, when I joined in 2014, I was only a housewife who lacked confidence in myself and my abilities. Now I have complete confidence in my abilities. I undertook tailoring, beauty parlour and bead work training, constantly adding more skills to my repertoire. I have undergone computer training as well, which allows me to handle all the SHG accounts online.”
Name of Intervention: Pink Auto Programme
Name of Beneficiary: Women
Location: Mithapur, Devbhumi Dwarka
Training for driving auto rickshaw was provided to 25 women in partnership with Atul Auto Ltd TCSRD promoted a group of 15 women of ‘Ek Pahal’ SHG belonging to Affirmative Action category by supporting them to purchase auto rickshaws. TCSRD conducted awareness, counselling and registration in Okhamandal taluka for promotion of Government’s pink auto project. TCSRD supported these women by making the down payment of their loan.