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On a mission to create 5,000 jobs for rural women

On a mission to create 5,000 jobs for rural women

Greenwear Fashion Pvt Ltd provides market linkages and value addition to cotton & silk yarns produced by rural women who use solar ‘charkhas’ (spinning ring frame) that can produce four times more yarn than manual charkhas. Greenwear and Women on Wings have started collaborating on their joint mission to create 5,000 jobs for women in…

Reinventing Khadi fabrics in Ahmedabad

Reinventing Khadi fabrics in Ahmedabad

Shailini Sheth Amin works to re-invent age old hand crafted fabric – Khadi, that is unique to India and an important part of the world history. For Shailini, the Khadi story is about freeing the environment from pollution and depletion, freeing people from poverty, and creating sustainable and circular economy. Shailini is the founder and…

Connecting, learning and contributing during COVID-19

Connecting, learning and contributing during COVID-19

The first things to get impacted by COVID-19 were physical meetings with and travel to Women on Wings’ partner. To continue to support its partners, Women on Wings had to try new methodologies: a series of five free webinars was organized in May and June which were devised keeping in mind the conversations with various…

Welcoming new partners AgroTIE and Farm Harvest

Welcoming new partners AgroTIE and Farm Harvest

Also during COVID-19, Women on Wings continues its consultancy and mentoring services online, making it a valuable partner for social entrepreneurs in India. Recently, two social enterprises signed up for partnerships that aim to increase jobs and co-create livelihood opportunities for women in rural India. Both new partners operate in India’s food & agri sector….

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