Livelihood- Case Studies

Empowering marginalized women in India - Cashew value chain an initiative supported by Walmart foundation

Anbumani is a 36 year old woman, born in a dalit family in the village of Madhakoil in Parangipettai block, Cuddalore district. She was the youngest of the four children of a fishing labourer and his wife, who was an agriculture labourer. After her mother committed suicide due to some family... Read more

Winning the lost battle: Story of a women entrepreneur

"Such was our life – there isn’t much to talk about,”" 55 years old Sameja Hajraben Haroon says, her voice choking with emotion. It is time for her to pour out what’s been in her heart for years now. 

“I lost a daughter when she was eight years old. She didn’t get anything to eat for... Read more

Able to serve poor people in the villages who never had bank accounts - Usha the business correspondent

My native place is Kadavasal village but was brought up in Neyveli, a small town. My father is a farmer. He is a small farmer with less land holdings. I have one brother and one sister who have got married and had settled. I have two daughters, one is studying... Read more