Economic Independence for Poor widows in India

$140 $24,860
Raised Remaining


Help fund loans for poor rural widows in rural areas of Aundipatty Taluk, theni district, India enabling them to launch small businesses, create financiual security and relieving economic dependency.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

This project provide loans to rural poor widow,, most of whom come from very poor. with these investments, they are able to launch small businesses in areas such as coir rope making, pillow making, vermicompost, Tailoring, agriculture and raising livestock. women also learn management skills so their business prosper loans recieved through federation allow women to build savings and support their families.

How will this project solve this problem?

This project provides loans of approximately $130 each and Training to help widow, most of whom are poor, Dalit, Tribal, Start and sucessfully manage business.$25 Help fund a loan training for a poor widow in rural aundipatti Taluk.

Potential Long Term Impact

This project addresses the needs of widow and their families by creating a positive cycle of change women gain business expertise and the ability to generated income leading to financial security and an improved quality of life.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $140

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 $140 .  The original project funding goal was $25,000.


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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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Project Leader

Chinnadurai Rathika

Theni, Tamilnadu India

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Map of Economic Independence for Poor widows in India
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