Women Empowerment


Skill upgrading training for women (Handicraft):-

This programme had a focus on women for upgrading their skill of extracting consumer products with the help support and training by Ministry of Textile, Government of India. It was implemented in district Pithoragarh for six months, which started from April 2005 till September 2005. In this programme 30 women participated and all of them are now capable of starting their own enterprises by the product development extracted by ram bans and improving their economic condition and quality of life. We made them capable of making certain things which are of a great utility in our daily life for e.g.: Wallets, Magazine holder, Folder, Doormat, and Lamp Shade etc.

Total Beneficiaries: 30 Women


IFAD (livelihood Improvement Project for the Himalayas):-

This programme is focused on livelihood promotion of poor through community based organizations. KAGAS is implemented this programme in district Bageshwar. The main focus of this project is: To improve the lifestyle and also the financial condition of ultra hard poor people and this project is prominently for the families which are below poverty line (BPL families).

The work target of the project is minimum 40% household will be covered; under this 50 SHG groups will be formed, which will include only women and BPL families.


IMSVY (Indira Mahila Samekit Vikas Yojana) for Women:-

This programme is focused on reduce work load of women and strengthening existing groups and building their capacities will be initial activities of the project. KAGAS implemented this programme in district Pithoragarh. Thrift and credit based activities will be promoted. Women will be provided training and exposure on cooperatives and after a period of consultation with the community, cooperatives will be formed and registered under the Uttaranchal Self-Reliant Cooperative Act 2003.


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