UN Sustainable Development Goal: Goal 5: Gender Equality
% Spent on beneficiaries
Age: 24 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations: ✔
Assam, Bihar, Gujarat, Kerala, Maharashtra, Orissa, Tamil Nadu
Enabling sustainable community development by empowering women at grassroots level as leaders and entrepreneurs.
Welthungerhilfe - GIZ;
Maharashtra State Rural Livelihoods Mission;
Mac Arthur Foundation;
Mr. Adolph Furtado;
Ms. Prema Gopalan;
Mr. V.C. Nadarajan;
Mr. Nisheeth Kumar;
Prof. Vinod Chandra Menon;
Dr. Aravind Chinchure;
Ms. Payal Randhawa;
Ms. Prasanna Hulikavi
Roddenberry Foundations +1 Global Fund in recognition of the impactful work during COVID pandemic across adversely affected communities in India - 2021;
Parkhe Foundations Adarsha Mata Puraskar for the indomitable courage in adverse situations and to have raised women in her community to become successful leaders - 2021
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 across 2,320 villages of India. 2) 3 Lac women launched as entrepreneurs resulting in an overall increase in income by ₹2,250 million. 3) 55,876+ women accessed ₹713.5 million of micro-loans. 4) 67,000 women empowered as farmers resulting in a collective increase in annual income by ₹8,375 million 5) 60,000 acres of dry land converted to bio-farms.
Income Rs11 cr
Expense Rs11 cr
Source : Audit Report 2021
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