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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’….

Program with Achmea Foundation successfully concluded

Program with Achmea Foundation successfully concluded

Women on Wings’ three years job generating program in partnership with Achmea Foundation was successfully concluded. Achmea Foundation is very pleased that Women on Wings was able to make a real contribution in realizing new jobs for women in rural India Employee engagement Not only did Achmea Foundation fund the three year program, it also…

Building Okhai is most gratifying

Building Okhai is most gratifying

Kirti Poonia leads Okhai’s efforts towards women empowerment by ensuring that it operates with the same rigor as any other fashion brand in the world. In the past Kirti has worked with several Tata companies in business and strategy roles. Okhai’s vision is to create 100,000 happy hands, which means making a difference in the…

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