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New partnership: The Spirit of Rang De

New partnership: The Spirit of Rang De

Rang De is a pioneering, non-profit, web-based social initiative with a mission to help under-served communities break away from poverty through economic and social empowerment. Rang De and Women on Wings join hands in seeking areas of cooperation through which Indian rural social enterprises could be supported to enable them in growth in general and…

Murgashwari’s income brings joy, education and improves life

Murgashwari’s income brings joy, education and improves life

Murgashwari, aged 33, lives in a village called Kallupati, Tamil Nadu. She has 2 daughters; Subhadra, aged 13 and Bhavitra, aged10. Murgashwari got married at the age of 19. She shared with the Women on Wings team which visited her work recently that she was very unsure as how life would turn out when she…

Bringing light to villages with Philips Lighting

Bringing light to villages with Philips Lighting

Days start and end early in rural India. Without proper lighting facilities women cook and children study in the light of a candle or lamps lit up by kerosene oil. This poses numerous health hazards and is not environment friendly. Women on Wings, with over 10 years’ experience of working in rural India, supports Philips…

Empowering Savitri Devi in Himayalas

Empowering Savitri Devi in Himayalas

Savitri Devi lives in Maana village, in Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand at the lower foothills of the Indian Himalayas. Following the tradition of the community she belongs to, Savitri was married off at the young age of 12 years to Darpan Singh, who earned a living as a daily wage laborer. Huge responsibility at young…

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