Women in India Protect Land & Foster Self-Reliance

 
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  • Women in India Protect Land & Foster Self-Reliance has received 8 donations
    • 7 years ago
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  • Women in India Protect Land & Foster Self-Reliance posted a progress report
    Final Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Coordinator of Programs
    Thank you all so much for support! In total, 1,500 women in Bihar, India, benefited from your generous donations by having increased food security that was initiated by the development activities highlighted in this project. Comments from Annu, Secretary (Executive Director) of Manavi: “There is a strong demand...
    • 7 years ago
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    • Kathy
      Kathy nice work!
      • 7 years ago
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  • Women in India Protect Land & Foster Self-Reliance has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $14,190 from an original funding goal of $14,190!
    • 7 years ago
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  • Women in India Protect Land & Foster Self-Reliance posted a progress report
    October 2007 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Programs Coordinator
    Ms. Sonia Devi once visited a Self-Help Group (SHG), formed by Manavi and became inspired by the idea of women coming together to work for a better life. She decided to form her own SFG and discussed it with other women in her village. As a result, she was able to mobilize 13 women and a SHG was formed. Most of the members...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Women in India Protect Land & Foster Self-Reliance has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 7 years ago
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  • Women in India Protect Land & Foster Self-Reliance posted a progress report
    May 2007 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Asia Program Director, IDEX
    Yamuna Mahila Sabha SHG A Self-Help Group (SHG) organized by Manavi was Yamuna Mahila Sabha, located in Usraha village, and formed by the initiatives of village level leaders – Ms. Sunita Devi, and Ms. Bifia Devi. This group consists of 13 members. This SHG is economically extremely poor. In fact, all the members of...
    • 8 years ago
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  • Women in India Protect Land & Foster Self-Reliance posted a progress report
    Update April 2007
    By - Katherine Zavala - Asia program Director
    Laxmi Bai Mahila Sabha Self Help Group, formed by Manavi Manavi helps women form Self Help Groups (SHGs). SHGs typically involve 10-20 women who save money and give credit to their peers in the group. In addition Manavi offers training and support to women to develop their skills. A typical example of this is the Laxmi...
    • 8 years ago
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    • William
      William valuable, but a paragraph on the background and context of how this initiative fits in the overall project program and funding would be good
      • 8 years ago
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    • KatZav
      KatZav Thank you for your comment.The north Bihar plains once yielded rich paddy crops in fall, and oil and pulses in spring. But as a result of the continual use of chemical fertilizer and excessive irrigation with faulty drainage systems, the plains' productivity has been negatively impacted. This has forced salt to rise to... Read more »
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  • Women in India Protect Land & Foster Self-Reliance posted a progress report
    February 2007 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Asia Program Director, IDEX
    Manavi is actively collecting traditional varieties of paddy seeds (used for growing rice and other semiaquatic crops). Over 90% of paddy fields in North Bihar contain hybrid seeds (some belonging to multinational corporation terminal seeds). Until now, Manavi has found around 70 varieties of paddy seeds and are aiming to...
    • 8 years ago
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  • Women in India Protect Land & Foster Self-Reliance posted a progress report
    December 2006 Progress Report
    By - Katherine Zavala - Asia Program Director, IDEX
    Manavi, India Manavi is a grassroots organization founded in 1991 with the goal to promote women’s empowerment, especially those from the scheduled caste population and with tribal communities in the southern part of Bihar. Manavi works with some 2,000 women in 40 villages in Bihar. IDEX started working with Manavi in...
    • 8 years ago
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  • Women in India Protect Land & Foster Self-Reliance has received 45 donations
    • 8 years ago
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  • Women in India Protect Land & Foster Self-Reliance posted a progress report
    Update Report from Manavi
    By - Balu Iyer - Asia Program Director, IDEX
    Report on project activities - Savings and credit program - Savings and credit groups to cover 1,000 women in ten villages. The emphasis will be to increase savings, route income generation programs through the groups and establish linkage with government banks to gain capital. There are now 125 Self-Help Groups ...
    • 9 years ago
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    • Emily
      Emily Great report and very valuable
      • 9 years ago
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  • Women in India Protect Land & Foster Self-Reliance has received 8 donations
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Katherine Zavala

Program Officer, IDEX
San Francisco, California United States

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