Economic Independence for Poor widows in India

by Literates Welfare Association (LAW)


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.

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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.


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.

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.


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Organization Information

Literates Welfare Association (LAW)

Location: Theni, Tamilnadu - India
Chinnadurai Rathika
Project Leader:
Chinnadurai Rathika
Theni, Tamilnadu India

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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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