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Meet artisan Preeti: an empowered role model

Meet artisan Preeti: an empowered role model

Preeti Dipak Jirage has eyes that spark happiness, pride and strength. During a conversation with a Women on Wings team, she proofs that spark. Preeti is part of a cluster that produces Kolhapuri jewelry for Women on Wings’ business partner Kalapuri, and she turns out to be the spokesperson of that cluster, eager to share…

CBF Recognition for Women on Wings

CBF Recognition for Women on Wings

The Netherlands Fundraising Regulator (Centraal Bureau Fondsenwerving = CBF) is an independent foundation which monitors fundraising by charities in the Netherlands. Out of over 10,000 registered fundraising charities in the Netherlands, only 654 have received the CBF Recognition. Women on Wings was granted the CBF Recognition per 1 December 2021 after having successfully completed CBF’s…

Last Forest brings economic growth to indigenous communities

Last Forest brings economic growth to indigenous communities

Indigenous communities constitute 8.6% of the Indian population – 104 million – which is the largest in the world. They are the last stewards of complex systems of biodiversity which hold the heritage of our planet. Last Forest Enterprises Pvt Ltd is committed to ensure that these traditions continue to thrive, and to create livelihood…

Multiple Awards for Bastar Se Bazaar Tak

Multiple Awards for Bastar Se Bazaar Tak

The innovative work that is being done by Women on Wings’ partner Bastar Se Bazaar Tak in building the natural forest products has earned the social enterprise many awards. Bastar Se Bazaar Tak works with 920 small and marginal tribal farmers from seven villages in India’s state of Chhattisgarh. Generating employment With these tribal farmers,…

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