Snapshot
Swayam Shikshan Prayog (SSP)
SECTOR: Women
SUB SECTOR: Empowerment
% Spent on beneficiaries
95%
Financial Score:
Age: 20 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): 6 States
Issues Addressed:
Enabling sustainable community development by empowering women at grassroots level as leaders and entrepreneurs.
Supported by:
Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiatives; Dalyan Foundation; Huairou Commission; Maharashtra Village Social Transformation Foundation; MISEREOR; State Government & Other Government Bodies; UNDP; UNICEF
Key Trustees:
Adolph Furtado; Prema Gopalan
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 83.5% Highest: 98.7% Lowest: 52.8%
Income:
Average: Rs2 cr Highest: Rs10 cr Lowest: Rs1 lac
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  • Rs1,000 as general donation
  • Rs5,000 as general donation
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Empowerment of Women as Leaders and Entrepreneurs
  • SSP aims to promote empowerment of women as leaders and entrepreneurs through self-help groups, social enterprises and community led initiatives. SSP acts as a facilitator of women leaders to manage savings, credit and micro-businesses, address local risk, and build community resilience.
  • Programs: They serve marginalized communities through a fraternity of self-help groups, a microfinance institution that offers financial services to women-led businesses, rural schools of entrepreneurship for women, and a market aggregator that offers dedicated services to last-mile business women. They offer skills training, clean energy training, livelihood generation, disaster management, microfinance, rural marketing and health-enhancing opportunities to rural women.
  • Outcome: 1) Improved quality of life to over 1 million low-income households. 2) 35,000 women launched as entrepreneurs resulting in an overall increase in income by Rs1,890 million. 3) 55,000+ women accessed Rs700 millions of micro-loans. 4) 41,000 women empowered as farmers resulting in a collective increase in annual income by Rs5,160 million. 5) 30,000 acres of dry land converted to bio farms.
Income
Rs
6 cr
Expense
Rs
6 cr
Source : Audit Report 2017