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Dutch state visit and trade mission to India

Dutch state visit and trade mission to India

On Tuesday October 15, 2019, King Willem-Alexander inaugurated the 25th edition of the Tech Summit, New Delhi, India. This year, The Netherlands was partner country of the Tech Summit in which 250 Dutch delegates participated, next to 750 Indian. Women on Wings was amongst the participating organizations. Trade mission parallel to royal state visit The…

PUM and Women on Wings join forces to create 25,000 sustainable jobs for women in rural India

PUM and Women on Wings join forces to create 25,000 sustainable jobs for women in rural India

PUM Netherlands senior experts (PUM) and Women on Wings have agreed upon a joint effort to reduce poverty through creating 25,000 sustainable jobs for women in rural India by supporting Indian social enterprises in their overall growth. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed on October 15, 2019, in New Delhi, during the Dutch Trade Mission…

Women on Wings featured in RTL Nieuws item

Women on Wings featured in RTL Nieuws item

On the occasion of King Willem-Alexander’s and Queen Máxima’s State Visit to India from 14 to 18 October, 2019, Women on Wings was chosen to feature in an item on Dutch national television about the importance of empowering women in India. Celebrating rural women RTL-Nieuws’ correspondent for Asia, Eva Oude Elferink, and camera woman Surabhi…

Gopuli Devi ensures better future for her children

Gopuli Devi ensures better future for her children

Small curvy roads lead to tiny settlements in the lower foothills of the Indian Himalayas where local families do their best to earn a living in agriculture and handicrafts. Like Gopuli Devi, who works at Women on Wings’ partner Kumaun Grameen Udyog. Living the rural life Gopuli, picture right, is somewhere ‘in her early forties’….

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