News
Palm tree provides income to rural women in Northeast

Palm tree provides income to rural women in Northeast

Tamul Plates Manufacturing Pvt. Ltd. is a green, social business that produces and markets high-quality, all-natural biodegradable disposable dinnerware made from arecanut (palm tree) sheaths. With over 100,000 hectares of arecanut plantation currently present across Northeast India, this dinnerware production could become a major year-round employer in poor tribal communities across Northeast. Growing social business…

Creating impact through social media

Creating impact through social media

The purpose of social media is to discover, be inspired, create, connect and share. After a successful Social Media Summit for Women on Wings partners last May, the social business again organized a 2-day Social Media Summit for its newest business partners on December 28 and 29, 2017, which was attended by 11 participants. Communication…

Talking business with female farmers

Talking business with female farmers

Hearing rural women use business terms like break-even and business model CANVAS may sound unlikely, but it was exactly what they did at a round table discussion with 12 Farmer Producers Organizations, jointly organized by Heifer International, FICCI and Women on Wings on Monday January 22, 2018 in New Delhi. Sharing trends and ideas Over…

Saritha dreams big for her children’s future

Saritha dreams big for her children’s future

The state of Kerala is a mosaic of coconut plantations, paddy fields, beaches and back waters. But despite this rich nature, many rural families have poor livelihoods. It is largely the women who earn additional income that sends their children to school. Like Saritha Biju from the village of Kanjiramattom who does herself and her…

Top