Shelter For Her Empowerment (SHE)
SUB SECTOR: Empowerment
UN Sustainable Development Goal:
Goal 4: Quality Education
Goal 5: Gender Equality
% Spent on beneficiaries
Financial Score:
Age: 16 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations: X
Location(s): Work in progress.
Issues Addressed:
Work in progress.
Supported by:
Work in progress.
Key Trustees:
Ms. Mini Ghosh, President Mr. Saikat Samanta, Vice President
Mr. Krishna Patra, General Secretary Ms. Lopa Ghosh, Asst Secretary
Ms. Chitra Guha Bakshi, Treasurer Ms. Anjali Guha, Member
Ms. Jhuma Ray, Member Ms. Nitin Gulati, Member
Mr. Shantanu Jha, Member Mr. Rahul Sharma, Member
Mr. Rohit Dubey, Member
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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Shelter for Her Empowerment (SHE) was established in 2005 to spread socio-legal awareness and focus on empowerment of women folk. The organization focuses on issues like Women's Development & Empowerment, Education & Literacy, Legal Awareness & Aid, Employability, and Art & Culture.

Some of their activities:

  • Composite Awareness cum Sustainability and Legal Empowerment Training is provided to women and girls who are deprived and ignorant about their rights. In FY16, 10 girls enrolled in the integrated project to make them aware of their rights.
  • The organization secretary provides tailoring training for self-sufficiency and skill development to girls, without charging any remuneration from them.
  •  SHE provides formal education to drop out girls and prepares them for appearing in Secondary examination conducted by National Institute of Open Schooling. Formal coaching is provided to girls for English, Bengali, Mathematics, Science and Environmental Science.
  • They have developed and performed various awareness building street theater performances in various slum and rural areas and also conducted an annual literary seminar where they held a constructive literary discussion on the book published by SHE, and on Gender equality and women empowerment.
  • SHE has designed a curriculum that seeks to empower educated girls as well as those who have dropped out from schools by: (a) Helping them develop communication skills through oratory capability in vernacular and spoken English. (b) Providing computer skills necessary for day to day use and in office. (c) Developing awareness among the beneficiaries towards sustainability by energy conservation, water conservation, sanitary and hygiene good practice for better environmental management. (d) Developing awareness and right to access through socio-legal workshop interactive discourse and theater performances by beneficiaries on such subjects. The major social issues covered are sexual harassment of women, dowry, domestic violence, women empowerment and gender inequality. 
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Source : Audit Report 2016