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Striving for inclusive growth of India’s villages

Striving for inclusive growth of India’s villages

It was under the leafy boughs of a banyan tree that the seeds for Banyan Roots, Women on Wings’ latest business partner, were first sown. It was founded as a means to bridge the divide between urban consumers and traditional -mainly female- farmers, giving health-conscious consumers easy access to affordable, nutritious food while ensuring sustainable…

Time to say goodbye to ‘Making Periods Normal’ program

Time to say goodbye to ‘Making Periods Normal’ program

In the past three years, Women on Wings and its program partners Simavi and Rutgers have been working on a successful ‘Making Periods Normal’ program in Bihar. Recently, an exit meeting was held in Bihar with all program partners, where it was shared that quite a number of goals were exceeded. For instance, the target…

How to create a new human society

How to create a new human society

Women on Wings’ business partner Okhai was invited to speak at the ‘Global social business summit 2017’ at Paris, France, on November 7. Its CEO Kirti Poonia took the stage to share Okhai’s story of creating its impact by manufacturing and retailing products that are handmade by women in rural India. Transform to human value…

Crafting change for rural artisans in India

Crafting change for rural artisans in India

Women on Wings’ business partner GoCoop, India’s first online social marketplace, believes that technology can drive social change. Its dream is to enable a sustainable livelihood for artisans in the handloom sector through a simple, transparent, online marketplace platform. Major role for rural women in handloom The handloom sector is the second largest employment provider…

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