Manjari Corner
Business Sakhi training conducted under the Capri project at Kishanganj, Baran. Pulse processing unit inaugurated in Madavra Lalitpur in the presence of SDM Chandra Bhushan. New Production house inaugurated in Nurabad, Muraina (MP), in collaboration with JK Tyres. Insightful interactions between members of Bindi International and our production sakhis during recent field visit to Badabanda & Kankarda Village (Baran) Community Awareness Camp organized in 8 new villages in association with UN Women under 'Build Back Better' project. Goat Farmers Training conducted at Jara and Dangdiroli (Seondha) with KVK scientists. Training and animal feed distribution program organized at the Manjari office in Sarmathura, for 100 scheduled tribe goat farmers. Manjari wins the 'Excellence in CSR and sustainability award for women empowerment, at the 10th National CSR Leadership Congress & Awards.

Financial Literacy

Engendering Access To Financial Services

Manjari Foundation is working exclusively with women through Self Help Groups. Financial literacy is a very powerful tool that helps women to save, invest and earn as well. Our Financial Literacy program covers the entire spectrum from awareness-building to access to financial products and services.


At the core of our programme, are Financial Literacy Sakhis - rural women, who are trained in Financial Literacy and imparting training to Self Help Groups on savings, financial planning & household budgeting, Through our Sakhi's, women receive support to access several financial services starting from opening bank accounts, getting loans, insurance, remittances from government schemes and investments as well. We have developed a comprehensive training manual that covers the following themes.


Training Module Themes

Savings, financial planning household budgeting

Differences between needs and wants, the need for financial planning, how to make budgets & cash flows of income & expenditure, savings, and the importance of savings in life

Financial capability

How do people perceive money & financial services, making financial decisions, factors that support or constrain financial behavior, financial planning- generating, managing & using money, planning for the future, using financial services, using social capital, assets, and competencies

Institutions for keeping the money safe

Savings through various institutions - SHG, Post Office, Bank Etc. procedures and requirements for opening a group account & an Individual account, the difference between simple and compound interest, requirements for applying for a loan from the bank

Investment and social security schemes

Available options which include government and private both

Digital Financial Literacy

Cashless/ Paperless transactions, Debit card, Use of ATM, USSD, BHIM, e-wallet, mobile banking, net banking, Prevention against cyber-crime

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'Manjari’ literally translates to “seed of Tulsi”, a sacred Indian plant. When women mobilise themselves to form institutions, they are empowered to sow their own ‘seeds of change’.