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Saroj fulfils dream thanks to the money she earns

Saroj fulfils dream thanks to the money she earns

Saroj from Uttar Pradesh was married off at the age of fifteen. As a child she enjoyed going to school. However, her father, a poor farmer, couldn’t afford to send Saroj to school beyond 8th grade. Married life changed everything. Life in her husband’s house restricted her freedoms and opportunities even further. Her prospects for…

Women on Wings welcomes two new business partners in Bengaluru

Women on Wings welcomes two new business partners in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, in the south west of India, is also known as the Silicon Valley of India, thanks to its huge IT industry. It is India’s fastest growing city, but despite that, many people in villages still miss out on the economic growth acceleration witnessed in the area till now. Women on Wings explored the area…

Sales of sanitary pads significantly increased

Sales of sanitary pads significantly increased

Rural women who work at Women on Wings’ partner Dharma Life sell products from a so called ‘social basket’ like sanitary pads, soap and solar lanterns. After a workshop with the Dharma Life sales team, sales of the sanitary pads has significantly increased thanks to some effective changes in the way of working. Female entrepreneur…

Antrix, GoCoop and Women on Wings catalyze impact on women weavers

Antrix, GoCoop and Women on Wings catalyze impact on women weavers

Antrix, the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Women on Wings and its business partner GoCoop join hands in catalyzing sustainable jobs and livelihood opportunities for rural women weavers in Karnataka. The three parties recently signed an MOU at Antrix’s head office in Bengaluru. Strength of three partners Antrix Corporation Limited, under…

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