India: “Resourceful women” micro-enterprise development


In a region where Alstom is present (through the Chennai metro project), this project aims to set up and train 600 'Self-Help' Groups (SHGs)  of 12-20 women each. This will help & empower 8,400 women who live below the poverty line in four villages.
They will be trained on how to set up a micro enterprise and handle micro-credits.
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KEY FACTS

Location: Tamil Nadu, India

Duration: 12 months

PARTNERS

Partner: SEVAI (Society for Education, Village Action and Improvement)

Sponsor: Mohamed Faizal Usman - TIS Project Eng. Manager – Bangalore

Promoter: Yuvarani Loganathan - TIS Bid technical Manager - Bangalore

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