for providing a sustained livelihood to the rural women artisans

Organisation: Lucknow Mahila Sewa Trust
Initiative: Sustainable Livelihood For Rural Women
Location: Uttar Pradesh, India

Sustainable Livelihood For Rural Women is the effort of Lucknow Mahila Sewa Trust (LMST) to provide a platform for the rural women of India to organise and be involved in developmental activities. By empowering the female farmers and artisanal workers with skill development training, technology- based farming methods, functional literacy classes, basic tailoring courses, Chikankari course, sewing machine repairing course at two levels, and training for entrepreneurship. The objective is to enable multiple employment opportunities, enhance the knowledge of digital transaction and digital communication along with managerial skills training.

The current achievement by LMST includes 5th FLO UP Women Award — Outstanding Women in Social Work from FICCI Flo.; Skoch Order of Merit Award 2018 from Skoch Group, and Citi Micro Entrepreneurship Award 2015 by the Citi Foundation.