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.
Sakhi Project Announcement

Sakhi Project Announcement

Aug 12, 2023

We are very much delighted to announce our partnership with Hindustan Zinc Limited for the Sakhi project. Sakhi, the flagship initiative of Hindustan Zinc Limited and implemented by Manjari Foundation, is one of the unique and largest women empowerment programs across India, started in 2016Sakhi's focus is on building independent women's institutions to bring in rural women towards a productive front, by uniting them and enhancing their collective potential to be the change makers. It also aims to enhance the quality of life in rural areas through women-led development initiatives by promoting sustainable livelihood through micro-financing & enterprise development. Sakhi is on the date associated with 27000+ rural women through 208 village organizations and 7 registered federations. Grooming on soft skills and creating sensitization on gender awareness, financial and digital literacy, mainstreaming in education etc. are core focus areas while creating self-sustainable institutions. Sakhi Project will be implemented in 5 districts (Ajmer, Bhilwara, Chittorgarh, Rajsamand and Udaipur) of Rajasthan and Udham Singh Nagar of Uttrakhand district. In Debari (Udaipur district) Sakhi project is implemented in partnership with Hanuman Van Vikas Samiti.

Sakhi Project facilitated women for financial inclusion women Cumulative saving is 16.42 Cr. and loan disbursement is 85.43 Cr. Internal credit and bank linkages helped Sakhis to create new micro-enterprises as well as expansion of existing ones.  Sakhi women resulted inclusion of 27000 women in the Banking system. Also, 10 collective microenterprises of textiles, spices, pickles, pulses etc are established. Sakhi Haat is one of the modern marketplaces that started to connect customers directly. This one-stop solution is also providing a platform for other rural and traditional handicrafts.