Saroj is leader of a group of village women in GEN’s handicraft project in Shekhpur in Rajasthan. She and 8 other seamstresses make attractive quilted bags to make some independent income. Help Saroj and 160 other women achieve.
Please support our handicrafts project in Rajasthan
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Our GEN supporters
We are really grateful to our major supporters, without whom we would not be able to undertake our work
Miss KM Harbinson Trust
Open Gate Trust
The Public Health Action Support Team (PHAST)
The Saga Charitable Trust
CB and HH Taylor 1984 Trust
The Funding Network
and our many individual supporters who have given more than £6000 through individual donations, sponsored fundraising walks or our crowdfunding campaign earlier this year
The Pakhar Singh Foundation
The Romeera Foundation
The WF Southall Trust
The Waterloo Foundation
The GEN (Grassroots Empowerment Network) and our NGO partner in India – End Poverty - work together to help the most disadvantaged achieve sustainable rural development by empowering villagers, and particularly improving the position of women and young girls. We work in the Alwar District of Rajasthan, where the population is made up of Meos who follow a form of Islam (75%), resettled Sikhs (10%) and rescheduled Hindu castes (20%).
The GEN Initiative Ltd. Working with grassroot NGOs and the most disadvantaged villagers to contribute to the elimination of poverty.
Charity Commission Registration No. 1101193
Charitable Company Limited by Guarantee No. 4620446
Company Limited by Guarantee No. 4620446