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Avani: impacting village people in the Himalayas

Avani: impacting village people in the Himalayas

Avani means the ‘earth’ in Sanskrit. For its team, the name epitomizes their core values: all that they do is in the service of the earth and her people. The Women on Wings partner is based in Tripuradevi, in the Indian Himalayas. Avani’s journey, as its co-founder Rashmi Bharti (image standing left) says, was very…

Global grant for India’s PashooPakshee

Global grant for India’s PashooPakshee

US based Aid to Artisans creates economic opportunities for artisan groups around the world where livelihoods, communities, and craft traditions are marginal or at risk. Women on Wings’ partner PashooPakshee has won a grant in its annual Small Grants Program which not only is a great recognition for the work of the social enterprise from…

Welcoming new partner Kovel Foundation

Welcoming new partner Kovel Foundation

Kovel Foundation’s mission is to improve the quality of life of forest dependent tribal families in India. The Women on Wings’ partner supports these families in for instance the collective marketing of forest produce like coffee and turmeric. Since July 2021, Kovel Foundation and Women on Wings are joining hands to realize their shared mission…

Meet Surekha: female farmer building her land

Meet Surekha: female farmer building her land

Surekha Neware is one of the female farmers of Yavatmal’s farming community from Warud village, in the state of Maharashtra, engaged with Women on Wings’ partner GramHeet. Every year she had to face the challenges of distress selling. But this year, thanks to GramHeet’s services, Surekha is looking at a brighter future with less challenges….

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