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Every day is Women’s Day for Women on Wings

Every day is Women’s Day for Women on Wings

Women form the backbone of rural communities: they fetch water, do the laundry, clean, prepare food and look after their children and cattle. For many women, it is a daily struggle for even a decent livelihood. Of the almost 1.3 billion people that live in India, 800 million live in rural areas. Most women lack…

New business partner ACT upcycles newspapers

New business partner ACT upcycles newspapers

Paper Wings is a community owned company of women in Self Help Groups (SHGs) from villages in Haryana. It is an initiative from Action Center for Transformation (ACT) which aims to achieve sustainable livelihoods by providing skill training and employment to women artisans, largely in the recycling and upcycling of newspapers. Social and economic empowerment…

Livelihood program successfully concluded

Livelihood program successfully concluded

Catalyzing sustainable jobs and livelihood opportunities for rural women weavers in Karnataka. That was the joint aim Antrix Corporation Limited, Women on Wings and online social marketplace GoCoop, when they launched their program in 2017. Inputs from 160 artisans Measurable impact of sustainable and scalable livelihood opportunities was the red threat over the course of…

Tisser awarded in Maharashtra Startup Week 2019

Tisser awarded in Maharashtra Startup Week 2019

The Maharashtra State Innovation Society organizes the Maharashtra Startup Week in an effort to encourage, engage and enable the state’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. Women on Wings’ business partner Tisser Rural Handicraft got selected one of 24 startups out of 1,600 applications. One-of-a-kind opportunity The Maharashtra Startup Week provides startups with a platform to showcase their innovative…

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