Give Job Training to Marginalized Indian Women

by Nirnaya

Summary

Training in the embroidery arts of "zari" and "zardosi" will pave the way to economic sustenance for the women of the remote village of Holtikotti.
$4,000
total goal
$2,126
remaining
16
donors
0
monthly donors
9
years active

Challenge

Vocational training sessions in the embroidery arts of "zari" and "zardosi" will pave the way for economic sustenance for the women of the village of Holtikotti. Holtikotti is located in a remote area with little means of access to the main market. Women with enough zari and zardosi skills can find direct access to the main market instead of going through brokers and middlemen, who often subject them to economic and sexual exploitation.

Solution

"Zari" and "zardosi" training courses for 30 village women so that they may sell their work in the market.

Long-Term Impact

Vocational training will not only prevent migration and create economic sustenance for the women who receive training, but will also pave the way to economic and social development for the entire village.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​www.nirnaya.org/​

Organization Information

Nirnaya

Location: Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh - India
Website: http:/​/​www.nirnaya.org
Nirnaya
Project Leader:
Nisha Khan
Director - Resource Mobilization
Secunderbad, India

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