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India: employability, resilient livelihoods & improved health for women and girls in Madhepura

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India: employability, resilient livelihoods & improved health for women and girls in Madhepura

Objective: enhance skills and capabilities of women and girls for resilient livelihoods and improved health outcomes 

  • Status

    Project completed

  • Location Madhepura, state of Bihar, India

Close to new Alstom Madhepura manufacturing site (that will build electric locomotives for Indian Railways), this project targets about 2.500 households in 7 villages and aims to enhance skills and capabilities of women and girls (aged 16 years and above) for resilient livelihoods and improved health outcomes through a participatory process.

  • The first objective is to help disadvantaged women/girls to get access to dignified and sustainable employment ;
  • Another challenge is to create an employability ecosystem that is responsive and supportive of needs and aspirations of women and girls ;
  • Lastly comes the provision of basic access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene for families especially those with pregnant mothers or mothers with young children.

 

PARTNERS

Partner NGO: CARE India

Sponsor: K. Radha Krishnan FD Madhepura site

  • Promoter

    S.M. Hussain Head IR Madhepura site

  • Duration

    36 months