On May 1, 2020, WOTR brought together a diverse range of stakeholders including policy makers, government officials, researchers, corporate donor representatives, and development practitioners for a half-day virtual workshop in order to reach a consensus on Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) for building resilience to COVID-19 in rural Maharashtra.
(Marathi, VCD, 15 mins)
Women are the care providers, of all but their own self. Sarvodaya (Rise of the New Dawn) traces the women empowerment program in 150 villages about realizing their true potential. With Sampada Trust, they receive training in entrepreneurship to manage small scale businesses from selling bangles to dried fish, to preparing manure and selling it. It is the Self â€“ Help groups that make the difference, in their confidence levels. As a collective group their outshine darkness all around them. It is like â€œThe lamp is mine but the light is oursâ€