Conventional definitions of enterprise and livelihoods sectors tend to demarcate farm and off-farm opportunities.
The condition of women in Northern India can be characterized as a systemic pattern of gross gender inequity.
Micro-Finance is the arm of NEED a highly respectable Non-Governmental (NGO) located in Uttar Pradesh, North East India.
NEED began its journey in 1995 as a Voluntary Development Organization (VDO). Since that time, it has grown from a completely voluntary organization to a professional institute with activists, teams, volunteers, and networking organizations. Together they persistently provide process-oriented educational inputs, create demonstrative models, and work proactively to widen the circle of impact on the lives of deprived women and children.
NEED began with an experiential learning idea. There are millions and millions of poor women and children who need and want to be mobilized, organized and educated functionally to strengthen their positions. There are large numbers of like-minded organizations that possess energy, enthusiasm, and time to reach out to these primary stakeholders.Read more