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Building Eco Tasar Silk Pvt Ltd with head and heart

Building Eco Tasar Silk Pvt Ltd with head and heart

Woven around the aspirations of tens of thousands of tribal silkworm rearers, rural women yarn makers and handloom weavers in the hinterlands of India, the Weave A Hope initiative from Women on Wings’ partner Eco Tasar Silk Private Limited, primarily aims at providing them sustainable livelihoods, while ensuring commercial viability for the company. From project…

Gopuli Devi ensures better future for her children

Gopuli Devi ensures better future for her children

Small curvy roads lead to tiny settlements in the lower foothills of the Indian Himalayas where local families do their best to earn a living in agriculture and handicrafts. Like Gopuli Devi, who works at Women on Wings’ partner Kumaun Grameen Udyog. Living the rural life Gopuli, picture right, is somewhere ‘in her early forties’….

Program with Achmea Foundation successfully concluded

Program with Achmea Foundation successfully concluded

Women on Wings’ three years job generating program in partnership with Achmea Foundation was successfully concluded. Achmea Foundation is very pleased that Women on Wings was able to make a real contribution in realizing new jobs for women in rural India Employee engagement Not only did Achmea Foundation fund the three year program, it also…

Building Okhai is most gratifying

Building Okhai is most gratifying

Kirti Poonia leads Okhai’s efforts towards women empowerment by ensuring that it operates with the same rigor as any other fashion brand in the world. In the past Kirti has worked with several Tata companies in business and strategy roles. Okhai’s vision is to create 100,000 happy hands, which means making a difference in the…

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