Tamil Nadu People Welfare Association (TAPWA), India
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TAPWA held a two day workshop in microcredit management techniques and leadership skills. Ten women were selected to learn about maintenance of record deeping organizational skills. TAPWA distributed seed money for the initiation of income generating activities. Four women chose to rear goats and the other six woman chose the marketing of value-added agricultural products.
In 2016, TAPWA was funded to develop entrepreneurial skills among poor women. The project offered 10 women a workshop in animal husbandry, food preparation, and sales and marketing techniques.
Three women were selected to receive micro-credit grants in order to purchase and raise goats. One woman started a food cart selling business. All beneficiaries were supportive of the activities offered by TAPWA. They all increased their income and are in a position to help their children and grandchildren.