Women on Wings’ Annual Report and Accounts 2016-2017

Women on Wings’ Annual Report and Accounts 2016-2017

Women on Wings had much to celebrate in financial year 2016-2017: the number of jobs co-created reached to over 221,000. It welcomed new partners and experts and Her Majesty Queen Máxima expressed her appreciation for Women on Wings’ approach in a personal letter to the organization which will have existed 10 years in September 2017.

Growth continues
In FY 2016-2017, twelve new experts joined the Women on Wings network. This network of 55 committed professionals spent a total of 518 working days on realizing Women on Wings’ mission. The social enterprise welcomed thirteen new business partners in India, mainly in the women centric sectors Textiles & Handicrafts and Food & Agri, resulting in 33 active business partners. As final impact 21,100 additional jobs for women in rural India are co-created, leading to a total number of over 221,000 jobs.

Business consultancy creates impact
Women on Wings works with social enterprises in India on accelerating their businesses and thus create new employment opportunities for women in rural India. More about the Women on Wings approach, results of 2016-2017 and challenges for 2017-2018 can be found in the Annual Report & Accounts 2016-2017.

“Through this partnership with Women on Wings, we want to enable more women to earn their own income that will give them greater financial means to improve their livelihoods. Economic independence for women means more children can go to school, more meals per day for their families and communities, and an overall better standard of living for them and future generations”

Ilan Vuddumalay
C&A Foundation

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