Women Empowerment: Economic Independence

  • Weaving dreams in Jute, Gadag

    Sometimes, small measures are all that’s needed to change the world. A tiny village in Karnataka is scripting a quiet tale of empowerment by weaving dreams in jute. The Art of Living Foundation started...
  • VISTA India

    The Beginning The VISTA project was started in 1985 near Bangalore to empower illiterate women, abused women and women in poor health. The Training It provides vocational training in sewing and embroidery,...
  • Sri Sri Rural Development Project

    The Sri Sri Rural Development Project (SSRDP) was established in 2001. Since its inception, it has initiated numerous projects in India to empower rural women. The project offers a comprehensive four-month...
  • Teaching Communities to be Self Sufficient

    The Beginning The project was started in July 2009, with a target group of unemployed and disadvantaged women with families. Teaching Communities to be Self Sufficient The Home Gardening Project teaches...
  • Vocational Training for Iraqi Women

    Women Empowerment Program Suad is a 35 year-old widow with five children. As an immigrant without any identification papers, it was very difficult for her to find a job. After taking the Women Empowerment...
  • Peanut Butter Project

    800 women in Murewa, Zimbabwe underwent The Art of Living Breath-Water-Sound workshop. Around 60-80 women were trained in using a peanut butter machine, donated by The Art of Living. Earlier, the women...
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