Sahaj

Sahaj

Women on Wings business partner since November 2016

Sahaj, an organization for Women’s Development, promotes sustainable development by offering better trading conditions to artisans and securing the rights of marginalized producers and workers. Sahaj is working with tribal women artisans of eastern Gujarat and provides home-based livelihood opportunities to address the issue of annual migration.

Socio-economic empowerment of the women through art and craft based activities secure a woman’s position in society where she becomes a role model for the future generations. Sahaj envisions an inclusive, equitable and healthy society where men and women support each other in every aspect of life and enjoy their right to realize their full potential.

At the start of the partnership, 500 women find regular income through Sahaj. The joint goal is to realize Sahaj’s ambition which is to enable 5,000 tribal women in western India to earn an income through home-based activities by 2020.

“Women on Wings is a success with a tremendous ambition for the future. We may think it might be tough, but the team will make it!”

Wout Dekker
Former Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Rabobank Nederland

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