Empower 2,000 women in the Rural Himalayas

 
$4,391
$25,609
Raised
Remaining

Empower 2,000 women in the Rural Himalayas

Empower 2,000 women in the Rural Himalayas
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Women Fodder Load

Women Fodder Load
Because transport infrastructure of poor, women carry the burden of transporting fodder for livestock. (view small | med | large | orig)

Women Fuelwood Load

Women Fuelwood Load
Women are primarily responsible for collecting firewood. Burning wood inefficiently leads to forest degredation and indoor air pollution affecting women and children. (view small | med | large | orig)

Women's Group meeting

Women's Group meeting
Women meeting collectively empowers them to advocate for their needs and priorities in public decision-making. (view small | med | large | orig)

Women Composting

Women Composting
Women do the laborious agricultural tasks such as spreading compost over fields. Improved composting can reduce their burden of work. (view small | med | large | orig)

Children Work Load

Children Work Load
Women's workload is so high that children are also recruited to help with chores. This often leads to girl children being pulled from school and negatively affects their education. (view small | med | large | orig)

Women Crop Load

Women Crop Load
Women often work togethr on each others fields to help with labor-intesive manual work. (view small | med | large | orig)

Women Harvesting

Women Harvesting
Women do painstaking agricultural tasks such as sowing, weeding, and harvesting. (view small | med | large | orig)

Forest Meeting

Forest Meeting
Community meetings allow local people to determine how best to manage their own resources. Women's participation in public forums is growing due to SIMAR activities in the area. (view small | med | large | orig)

Funded

Thanks to 46 donors like you, a total of $4,391 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

SIMAR

District: Chamoli, Uttaranchal, India

Project Leader

Brij Mohan Kandpal

Secretary
District: Chamoli, Uttaranchal India

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