Training Women for Marketable Skills
Akhil Gramin Yuva Vikas Samiti (AGYVS); Muzaffarpur, Bihar
Contact: Mr. Subodh Kumar Pandey
December 2016—December 2018
Budget: Total, Rs.543,700
AGYVS has trained 180 women in ready-to-wear garment making, lac bangle making, and beautician skills (4 groups of 15 women in each skill, over 2 years). Some of them are earning a good income in shops, and AGYVS has worked with banks to provide financial support for others to start their own business. In addition, AGYVS has also produced a series of street plays and distributed pamphlets to promote community awareness on women’s issues.