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01. Why the Project is?

• Project area is culturally enriched but backward with limited decision-making roles for girls and women.
• Women occupy the lowest position in the family hierarchy due to a lack of income, making them vulnerable.
• Covid-19 and Climate Change worsened the problem, leaving people jobless with few livelihood opportunities.
• MUKTI supports through Chick Rearing Program to empower women.
• Program identifies potential leaders as entrepreneurs for sustainable livelihoods.

02. What the project is?

• Project promotes economic empowerment of Covid-19 affected families in Purba and Paschim Medinipur districts, West Bengal, India.
• Provides support for chick rearing as an alternate livelihood source for impoverished women.
• Aims to make participants self-reliant.
• Offers capacity-building training on enterprise management, business dynamics, and rural markets.
• Dedicated team of project managers and field supervisors working for project success.

03. How the Project is?

• Project benefits 2000 women annually.
• Creates Self-Help Groups (SHGs) and provides 30 chicks per year.
• Chicks distributed quarterly with 10 per beneficiary.
• Capacity-building training on chick-rearing provided.
• Skill development training offered to enhance income.
• Dedicated team of project managers and field supervisors ensures project success.

04. Where the project is?

Egra, Dantan-I, Dantan-II, Keshiary, Narayangarh Block, East & West Medinipur District.

05. What the impact is?

• Distributed 17,000 chicks to 1700 SHG women.
• Formed 170 self-help groups.
• Conducted 25 Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) sessions.
• Conducted 34 Capacity Building Training Workshops.

Impact Stories

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Srijan and Mukti’s Chick Distribution Program: Nurturing Livelihoods


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


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


Wings of Success: Empowering Women through Poultry Farming in Purba Medinipur


Mukti Forms 150 SHGs in Purba and Paschim Medinipur Districts


Mukti Encourages Backyard Farming Through Chick Distribution


Chick Rearing Training Program Supported by “Coal India”


Mukti Conducts PRA Planning Session for Chick Rearing Program

Alliances that Drive Success


Contact Info:

Email : livelihood@muktiweb.org

Phone : + 91-6290589664


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