for creating women entrepreneurs by training tribal women in enterprise building & management

Organisation: Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement
Initiative: Empowering Tribal Women with the Philosophy of Social Entrepreneurship
Location: Karnataka, India

‘Empowering Tribal Women with the Philosophy of Social Entrepreneurship’ is the initiative of Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement in collaborative partnership with GRAAM [Grassroots Research and Advocacy Movement). The initiative focuses on mobilising and training 11 tribal women in enterprise building, food technology, producing ragi-based food items, and invite more women to become entrepreneurs. By involving deprived tribal and rural women with no formal education/degrees with low economic status, more of such units are being established in marginalised area of Orohalli, Bengaluru and another one for the tribal community at Hunasekuppe haddi in HD Kote region.

Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement and GRAAM’s model is an initiative of entrepreneurship that has allowed women to earn INR. 270 to 275 per day and the same are able to afford paying INR. 2 more than the MRP to the tribal farmers.