Economic empowerment of poor widows

$75 $6,425
Raised Remaining


70 poor widows are living in Kadamalaikundu block of theni district are need support to buy a Sewing machine for self employment, Now, they are working in daily agree cooly and brick champer works.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

In our working area, Widows the age group of 23 to 35 are living in vulnerable condition. the live alone with the small children, they are working in Agriculture daily wage, Brick champer works and contract base mill work. they face so many problems in their working place because of the living condition. Working hours is high but wage is very low , they earn Rs.50 to 80/- per day. this income is not enough for their daily bread , House rent, children hospitatlity, food, cloth and children edu.

How will this project solve this problem?

We are giving free Tailoring and Embroidery Training to these poor widows. We want to give a sewing machine and tool kit to these trained widows to start self employment, they can earn Rs.150/- to Rs.200/- per day it helps to run their family.

Potential Long Term Impact

the 70 poor widows are coming from 52 villages in Kadamalaikundu-mayiladumparai block, Self employment is gives peaceful situation and they can escap from the tortures and sexual harassments in working place, they can earn sufficient money for live.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $75

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $75 .  The original project funding goal was $6,500.


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Project Leader

Chinnadurai Rathika

Theni District, Tamilnadu India

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