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New funding partner: Oil and Natural Gas Corporation

New funding partner: Oil and Natural Gas Corporation

Women on Wings and Maharatna Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited have entered into a small employment generation pilot program in Assam. The program involves manufacturing of all-natural disposable plates and bowls made from arecanut (palm) tree leaves through Women on Wings’ business partner Tamul Plates. CSR is ONGC’s vital tool for social impact Maharatna…

Building teams to create more jobs for women

Building teams to create more jobs for women

Grameen Sahara, based in Chhaygaon, Assam, was founded with a focus on improving the livelihood for women in the northeast of India. In 2012 Grameen Silk Producers Company was formed for business activities coming from the ‘Golden Weavers’, Grameen Sahara’s spinning and weaving program. Women on Wings supports the various entities under the Grameen Sahara…

Independent women in Kumaun hills

Independent women in Kumaun hills

Unmarried by choice is a rare phenomenon in rural India. But Anita Ayra is exactly that. At 34 years of age, she is happily unmarried and provides for her mother and three sisters. She earns her income as training supervisor at Women on Wings’ partner KGU. Anita wants to excel in life A Women on…

Jute Artisans Guild Association brings employment and solution to plastics

Jute Artisans Guild Association brings employment and solution to plastics

Jute Artisans Guild Association has a vision to empower rural women from the believe that they are agents of change and can empower the next generation. It provides a source of income to rural women in and around Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) through the production of jute products. Women on Wings started supporting Jute Artisans Guild…

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