Women's Emancipation and Development Trust (WED Trust)
SUB SECTOR: Empowerment
% Spent on beneficiaries
Financial Score:
Age: 29 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): Work in progress.
Issues Addressed:
Work in progress.
Supported by:
Work in progress.
Key Trustees:
Mr. S. Dharma Neethi, Managing Trustee
Ms. N. Logamani, Financial Trustee
Ms. R. Vijayarani, Trustee
Ms. K. Sowtha, Trustee
Ms. R. Sinnakaruppayee, Trustee
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 83.5% Highest: 98.7% Lowest: 52.8%
Average: Rs2 cr Highest: Rs10 cr Lowest: Rs1 lac
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Women's Emancipation and Development Trust (WED Trust) was established with the aim of promoting women's empowerment and gender equity; and prevention of violence against women.

WED Trust achieves its objectives through a range of activities. Their outreach activities include:

  • Women Empowerment: WED Trust organised three training programmes for active participation of women from Self Help Groups (SHGs) on the ways & means of spirulina growing, micro credit management & developing entrepreneurial skills. Around 170 women participated in this training in FY14.
  • Skill Development Education Centres: To develop the mental & physical health of 450 rural children, the organisation has started 10 skill development centres across 10 villages.
  • Family Counselling and Legal Aid Centre: The Centre resolves issues related to family counselling.
  • Elderly Welfare Support: Support was provided through health camps to 50 senior citizens by providing them with a general medical check-up and medicines.
  • Ecosan Toilets: These toilets help in controlling water wastage. They are well suited for use in drought prone areas. WED Trust imparted hygiene awareness to 100 people in 12 villages.
22 lac
24 lac
Source : Audit Report 2015