Women Entrepreneurship Development

Employing cutting-edge capabilities to positively impact marginalized lives by enhancing their financial and business literacy, life skills, employability, and entrepreneurship readiness in urban and semi-urban settings.

CARE India’s Women Entrepreneurship Development initiative aims to develop the capacity, capability, and occupational & entrepreneurial skillset of marginalised women to increase their readiness for starting their own ventures. Through partnerships and collaborations with various stakeholders including the government, NGOs, research institutions and corporate entities, we create an enabling environment for technological and institutional innovation, and to facilitate effective scaling up of interventions to achieve large scale impact.

Our Approach


  • Ideation & mentorship support
  • Market assessment
  • Business plan development

Early stage support

  • Registration support
  • Credit linkage support
  • Prototype development
  • Pilot implementation

Scale up support

  • Facilitate Market linkages
  • Technical assistance for recovery of low performing enterprise


Shubh Mint

Mint farmers in India produce 80% of the world’s supply of mint and rely on the crop to provide household liquidity. Declining soil health, increasing cost of production, and the degrading quality of inputs has decreased productivity and reduced farmer incomes.

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Saamuhika Shakti

The project aims to improve the quality of life of informal waste pickers and their families in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Waste pickers are one of the most marginalised sections of society who are often deprived of social and economic equality.

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Okhla Industrial Estate, New Delhi – 110020 (INDIA)