Empowerment of Rural Women on sustainable practice

by Deepa Academy for the Differently Abled

Summary

Lack of requisite skills by which they can earn a livelihood can be seen as a chronic problem faced by rural women around Chamarajanagar District, Karnataka. In the back drop of fragmented agricultural land holdings and un predictable crop patterns, families are more and more pushed towards poverty. The objective of the academy is therefore to create and provide free access to training and thereby enablment of the rural women to learn new skills eventually a livelihood

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Challenge

Lack of requisite skills by which they can earn a livelihood can be seen as a chronic problem faced by rural women in the region where projects are being proposed. In the back drop of fragmented agricultural land holdings and un predictable crop patterns, families are more and more pushed towards poverty. The objective of the academy is therefore to create and provide free access to training and thereby enablement of the rural women to learn new skills which they can put to use and earn.

Solution

Computer Education for Rural Women who have completed schooling up to 10th Standard -it is important that women are provided basic training on computers and related technology. Handicraft - Multiple handicrafts like bamboo article, quilts, decorative goods etc when produced by the rural women can enhance the skills of women as well as add to their house hold income. Horticulture Nursery - Development of skills that enable the rural women to start their own nurseries.

Long-Term Impact

Sustainable model for engagement of rural women which will teach them important skills thereby enhancing their lifestyles.

Resources

http:/​/​Www.deepaacademy.org

Organization Information

Deepa Academy for the Differently Abled

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka - India
Website: http:/​/​Www.deepaacademy.org
Project Leader:
Shantharam R S
Secretary
Bangalore, Karnataka India

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