Banking on Themselves: How Self Help Groups Empower Women (Maharashtra-India)

Article about the Impact of Women SHGs on empowering rural women (C...

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This article appeared in the online magazine of the Carnegie Council (New York) called Policy Innovations and is based upon primary data collected from the Chimbali village in Maharashtra. The affiliation with the SHGs has united the local women and helped them transform the village landscape. The guidance and inputs received from the mother NGO, Chaitanya, has helped these women get access to training and mentoring as well as meet their larger credit requirements. Read on for more details….

[PHOTO CREDIT: Copyright 2009 Chaitanya.]

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Tags: Groups, Help, India, Microfinance, SHGs, Self, empowerment, maharashtra, poor, rural, More…women


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