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The holistic empowerment of the poor self employed women within the co-operative structure

Rehat Ansari

Rehat Ansari

Artisans Co-operative

As I sat within the ramparts of Design Sewa, waiting for Rehat to come and talk to me, I observed how zealously artisans worked on their pieces of craft; some sat in groups, some alone, working meticulously.

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Jashodaben Makwana

Jashodaben Makwana

Home Care Co-operative

Jashodaben easily looks a decade older than her actual age. She is just 41 years old. Her face gives away the years of struggles she has been through. Jashodaben comes from a family of marginal farmers.

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Maniben Dabhi

Maniben Dabhi

Vegetable SHG,
Vasna Khurd Village

Maniben, 55 years old belongs to Vasna village in Gujarat. Her confidence is addictive. An extremely lighthearted woman, she lives with her husband...

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Gangaben Patni

Gangaben Patni

Matsyagandha Co-operative

"Matsyagandha is like my second home. A few years back I could not even hope of earning my own living. Married at an early age, I was never allowed to even step out of the house by my husband.

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Manjulaben

Manjulaben

Saundarya Cleaning Co-operative

Manjulaben's story speaks volumes of her struggle, not only at the personal front but for the co-operative as well. From a rag picker to becoming the Chairperson of the co-op. and...

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