Swayam Shikshan Prayog (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.
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.
Impact: i) Improved quality of life to over one million low-income households. ii) 7,500+ women trained as entrepreneurs with 33% increase in their annual income. iii) 44,000+ women accessed Rs666 millions of micro-loans. iv) 1,200+ clean energy entrepreneurs. vi) 33% increase in personal hygiene & community sanitation.
Income Rs6 cr
Expense Rs6 cr
Source : Audit Report 2016
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