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Building Eco Tasar Silk with head and heart

Building Eco Tasar Silk 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…

Latest result: 278,000 jobs for women in rural India

Latest result: 278,000 jobs for women in rural India

Women on Wings’ latest milestone are a total of 278,000 jobs for women in rural India. These jobs are co-created with 37 business partners in India. Thanks to these 278,000 jobs, 1.39 million people in rural India have improved livelihoods and as an extra result, 834,000 children are in (a better) school. Improved livelihoods for…

Fallen oranges impact lives of Lakshmi and Anjanama

Fallen oranges impact lives of Lakshmi and Anjanama

When sweet oranges fall premature from the trees, they could be regarded as waste. However, for Lakshmi Devi and Anjanama the little brown balls are a sustainable source of additional income for their families. They happily shared how collecting the oranges positively impacts their lives. Hesperidin source for medicine Lakshmi Devi (in pink saree) and…

Two women entrepreneurs awarded

Two women entrepreneurs awarded

Two of Women on Wings’ partners stood out at the Small Industries Development Bank of India and The Economic Times MSE Awards on October 16 in New Delhi, which aimed at finding tomorrow’s business leaders. Ms Shubhra Devi, founder of Meira Foods and Ms Anjali Singh, founder of Jute Artisans Guild Association, were two of…

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