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Unique craft of Toda tribe women from Ooty’s hills

Unique craft of Toda tribe women from Ooty’s hills

To enable tribal women who have full-time responsibility of running a household earn an income, self-help group (SHG) Shalom was established in 2005 in Ooty, Tamil Nadu. Today, Shalom has turned into a social for-profit enterprise which enables women from the Toda community to strive for increased financial freedom. Shalom and Women on Wings have…

Rural women benefit from wholesale success

Rural women benefit from wholesale success

In line with its motto of being the ‘champion for independent business’ Metro Cash & Carry India is working with 20-25 new-age food and tech start-ups, many of which have now scaled up operations to multiple cities. Women on Wings’ partner Wingreens Farms is one of these enterprises. Women trained to make the best Wingreens…

Improving production flow to create more livelihoods

Improving production flow to create more livelihoods

Kilmora’s aim is to create livelihoods in a profitable environment for farmers. The Women on Wings partner produces jam, chutneys, herbs and spices, along with its knitting and weaving products. Recently a Women on Wings team took the trip to Ramgarh in the lower foothills of the Himalayas to work with the Kilmora team on…

Lanmila Luithui claims equality and respect

Lanmila Luithui claims equality and respect

Aged 34 years, Lanmila Luithui is graduated from Delhi University and holds a professional degree in design. But after marrying her husband she shifted to a village in Ukhrul district in the Himalayas. Trapped in village tradition and its rules, Lanmila soon saw her life change but she decided to become financially independent and start…

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