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Improving teamwork at Avani’s in Himalayas

Improving teamwork at Avani’s in Himalayas

Situated in the lower foothills of the Himalayas, staff of Women on Wings’ business partner Avani Earthcraft is used to taking steep steps to reach work. Since they want to grow as a team, they recently took a huge step in improving internal communication and teamwork. Communication has no geographic boundaries A team of Women…

Women on Wings: 10 years of impact

Women on Wings: 10 years of impact

September 4, 2007 -today exactly ten years ago- Women on Wings was established in the Netherlands with one aim: to co-create one million jobs for women in rural India. Founders Ellen Tacoma and Maria van der Heijden started the organization from a business perspective with the ultimate objective to bring economic change to rural families…

Paper bags provide income to rural women

Paper bags provide income to rural women

Women on Wings business partner EcoAd works in one of the most crucial sectors in India – waste management – upcycling paper bags from used newspaper, by volume the largest scrap in India, and providing an alternative to plastic bags. In the process EcoAd engages women at BoP in and around Pune who earn a…

The Times they are a changin’ at Apni Saheli… and for the better

The Times they are a changin’ at Apni Saheli… and for the better

The Times they are a changin’ at Apni Saheli Producers Co. Ltd., or ASPCL, one of Women on Wings’ partners in Rajasthan. ASPCL is engaged in primarily dairy business with small and marginalized women farmers around Dholpur and sees its business expanding thanks to a more implementation focused approach. New focused approach pays off ASPCL…

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