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Knitting gives Manju joy and financial freedom

Knitting gives Manju joy and financial freedom

In traditional communities in rural India it is common that mothers-in-law decide about their daughters-in-law’s future. Manju Rana, who lives at the lower foothills of the Himalayas, is an exception to that tradition. Her mother-in-law objected to Manju working outside the house, but her husband supported her and so, Manju is enjoying the work she…

Amazon India’s exclusive platform for women entrepreneurs

Amazon India’s exclusive platform for women entrepreneurs

Amazon India launched its Saheli store which is a dedicated storefront on Amazon.in to display women entrepreneurs’ products and facilitate to sell their products to Amazon customers across India. I Village, which was recently assessed by Women on Wings, is one of the women led social enterprises that sells its products on Amazon Saheli. Jeff…

Welcoming Manjari Foundation as new business partner

Welcoming Manjari Foundation as new business partner

The Manjari Foundation believes women are powers of change and therefor invest in empowering them so more women can lead families and communities to a better future. Women on Wings is pleased to welcome the social organization as its latest business partner and worked with Manjari’s team on its overall strategy and financials in specific…

Bringing Himalayan best practices to Australia

Bringing Himalayan best practices to Australia

Protecting nature and opportunities for place-based systems change is the mission of Anita and Kalyan Paul, founders and directors of the Pan Himalayan Grassroots Development Foundation and of Women on Wings’ partner Mahila Umang. Anita Paul shared her experiences at the ChangeFest19 gathering in Mt Druitt, New South Wales, Australia on November 20-22, 2019. Himalayan…

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