Business School for Rural Women in Maharashtra

 
$101,228
$23,772
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Business School for Rural Women in Maharashtra

Business School for Rural Women in Maharashtra
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Women learning how to make cotton bags

Women learning how to make cotton bags
Low start up costs are crucial for the initiation of any micro enterprise. Here at Mann Vikas we teach skills to our women that can be easily turned into a business with only a small purchase of basic materials, such as cloth or a sewing machine. In this picture, the women are learning how to produce decorative cotton bags that can be sold at the local market. (view small | med | large | orig)

Computer classes

Computer classes
Computer classes taught through our business school connect rural women to a globalizing world, endow them with marketable skills and confidence, and grant them access to a new medium of self-directed learning. (view small | med | large | orig)

Financial literacy

Financial literacy
This financial literacy class, taught by the branch manager of our Vaduj bank location, teaches students the basics of savings, debt management, and bank services. These classes are crucial to teaching healthy financial habits and promoting the inclusion of marginalized, rural populations. (view small | med | large | orig)

Business School for Rural Women in Maharashtra

Business School for Rural Women in Maharashtra
One of our clients, studying material for her financial literacy class. For many women, both young and old alike, these classes teach them the financial skills necessary to begin micro enterprises which bring secure incomes to their families. (view small | med | large | orig)

Tailoring class

Tailoring class
A tailoring class at the Vaduj branch learns how to design and sew a handbag. Tailoring provides a steady and comfortable living. (view small | med | large | orig)

Women participating in computer class

Women participating in computer class
Given our rapidly globalizing economy, we feel it is imperative for our women to gain basic computer literacy skills. In this picture, you can see a few of our rural women learning basic computer skills that can help them find higher paying jobs. (view small | med | large | orig)

Computer class in the mobile business bus

Computer class in the mobile business bus
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Computer class in the mobile business school

Computer class in the mobile business school
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The new Mobile Business Bus

The new Mobile Business Bus
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Organization

Project Leader

Chetna Sinha

President
Mhaswad, Maharashtra India

Where is this project located?

Map of Business School for Rural Women in Maharashtra