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SWAS 2.0: A New Chapter in Women Empowerment and Skill Development

Mukti, in collaboration with the “Small Industries Development Bank of India” (SIDBI), has launched version 2.0 of the Swavalamban Accelerator in Sundarban (SWAS) project. This initiative aims to empower 2000 women through skill development in handicraft making. Two centers equipped with Teaching-Learning Materials (TLM) and necessary equipment have been established in Raidighi under Mathurapur Block….

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MEE Placement Boost: Enhancing Employability

The placement training initiative for registered job seekers at Mukti Employment Exchange (MEE) commenced on November 9, 2023, at Mukti Institute of Technology (MIT) in Kumrapara, Raidighi. Mukti’s dedication to empowering rural youths finds a pivotal focus in its support for Asha For Education through this program, marking it as one of the paramount initiatives…..

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From Chicks to Empowerment: Mukti and Srijan’s Collaborative Endeavor

In the past years, Mukti and its funding partner Coal India have demonstrated that chick-rearing can be a means of sustainable livelihood for marginalized women. Now, Mukti gratefully welcomes another partner, Srijan, in this transformative endeavor. In collaboration with Srijan, various species of chicks were distributed to local women at Sabujkunja, Mukti Gram PurbaSridharpur on….

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Role models inspire women entrepreneurs in chick-rearing: Mukti organizes field trip

Coal India’s project “मुर्गी पालन द्वारा आजीविका और आय सृजन सवार” (Chick Rearing for Marginalized Women), with Mukti as the implementation partner, has witnessed some remarkable success stories. Some such inspirational role models were the focus of Mukti’s tours, organized from 22 – 24th July, for women participating in the chick-rearing project. About 650 women….

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Artisan Card Distribution Empowers SWAS Trainees in Sundarban

28 aspiring entrepreneurs from the Project Swabalamban Accelerator in Sundarban (SWAS), supported by the Small Industrial Bank of India (SIDBI), received their well-deserved Artisan cards at an event held on June 28, 2023. The much-anticipated card distribution and felicitation program took place at the Kankandighi training center, where Mr. MadhusudhanBairagi, a distinguished trustee of the….

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Empowering Rural Community Since 2003

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Women Empowered
Self-Help Group Formed
Beneficiaries Market Linked
Beneficiaries Trained

01. Why the Program is?

● Rural women often lack income-generating opportunities, leading to their low status and vulnerability.
● The effects of climate change and Covid-19 have led to a loss of livelihood opportunities, exacerbating poverty.
● There’s a significant gap in access to education and vocational training in the Sundarbans region, limiting stable employment opportunities.
● Poverty has heightened social injustices like domestic violence, trafficking, early marriages, and high mortality rates amongst girls.
● Economic activities are limited to coastal strips, neglecting potential local resources that could offer sustainable livelihoods.
● The Sundarbans region suffers from neglect and climatic adversities, needing focused attention for job creation and economic development.
● Limited access to quality education, resources, and opportunities leave promising students jobless, warranting urgent intervention.
● Traditional crafts and practices are at risk of dying out, requiring initiatives to promote them while creating income-generation opportunities.
● Encouraging sustainable, healthy eating and farming practices not only contributes to better health but also opens avenues for income.

03. What is the Objective?

● To empower rural women by creating self-help income-generating opportunities that boost their socio-economic status and decision-making power.
● To develop programs that enhance community resilience to cope with climate crises and pandemics, ensuring continuity of livelihood opportunities.
● To provide accessible education and vocational training opportunities for the youth and women in Sundarbans, equipping them with skills needed for stable employment.
● To alleviate poverty and related social injustices by providing sustainable livelihood opportunities, thereby reducing vulnerabilities, especially among women and girls.
● To promote livelihood activities that leverage locally available resources, thus encouraging sustainable economic growth within the region.
● To develop tailored livelihood programs that address the unique challenges and needs of the Sundarbans region, promoting job creation and economic development.
● To facilitate job placements and employment opportunities for underprivileged and promising students to ensure their socio-economic growth.
● To revive and promote traditional crafts and practices by providing the necessary training and market linkage platforms, ensuring cultural preservation while creating income-generating avenues.
● To foster the adoption of sustainable, healthy practices through programs like organic farming and healthy eating, which also serve as new livelihood avenues.

04. Where the Program is?

South 24 Pgs, Howrah, East Medinipur and West Medinipur districts of West Bengal, India

05. How we are working ?

A dedicated implementation team is involved in the successful delivery of the programs. Each project has a dedicated project coordinator and field supervisor who are actively engaged in the project’s implementation. A Program Lead oversees and monitors the project on a weekly basis and provides regular reports to the funding agency according to the required format.

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