Empower 500 women rescued from slavery in India

by RURAL WOMEN DEVELOPMENT TRUST
Empower 500 women rescued from slavery in India
Empower 500 women rescued from slavery in India
Empower 500 women rescued from slavery in India
Empower 500 women rescued from slavery in India
Empower 500 women rescued from slavery in India
Empower 500 women rescued from slavery in India
Empower 500 women rescued from slavery in India
Empower 500 women rescued from slavery in India
Empower 500 women rescued from slavery in India
Empower 500 women rescued from slavery in India
Empower 500 women rescued from slavery in India
Empower 500 women rescued from slavery in India
Empower 500 women rescued from slavery in India
Empower 500 women rescued from slavery in India
Empower 500 women rescued from slavery in India
Empower 500 women rescued from slavery in India
Empower 500 women rescued from slavery in India
Empower 500 women rescued from slavery in India
Empower 500 women rescued from slavery in India
Empower 500 women rescued from slavery in India

Summary

Rural women development trust aims to empower 500 rescued bonded laborer women ( Slavery System) in Salem district of Tamilnadu in India those who rescued from in brick kilns, stone quarries, coir and textile industries. At work places they were treated as slaves. Lack of livelihood resources and caste discrimination forced them in slavery.They will be given skill training and support to start their own income generation activities in coir making, bamboo basket, sewing and other micro trades.

$10,000
total goal
$3,589
remaining
58
donors
2
monthly donors
3
years

Challenge

Economic conditions of Dalit Arunthathiyar women in Salem district of Tamilnadu, India are very low. They are landless, illiterates and treated as untouchables. With low income they support a large member of family which compels them to burrow credits and remain inside the vicious circle of poverty and work as bonded. We rescued such bonded laborer women with legal actions and resettled in their villages. there is need of income generating resources for the rehabilitation such women families.

Solution

RWDT will provide skill training in coir making, sewing, bamboo basket, micro trades and financial literacy to the women and support startup capital for start self entrepreneurship. The women will be organized to address the issues like bonded laborer in their villages. they accumulate their monthly savings and provide another women to start income generating activities.

Long-Term Impact

500 Rescued women bonded laborers of 6 villages in Tharamangalam and Nangavalli block, Salem district become skilled person in making coir ropes, bamboo basket, sewing and micro trades through 30 days skill training and 5 days financial literacy training in 3 years. They will become self entrepreneurs with financial stability. Their children will have good nutrition food and education. The entire families will be freed from humiliated slavery system and live with self reliance and dignity.

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Organization Information

RURAL WOMEN DEVELOPMENT TRUST

Location: Salem, Tamilnadu - India
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @rwdtalamelu@gmail.com
Project Leader:
Alamelu Bannan
Salem, Tamilnadu India
$6,411 raised of $10,000 goal
 
136 donations
$3,589 to go
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