PROMOTION OF ALTERNATIVE LIVELIHOOD AND UNION BUILDING OF WOMEN WORKERS IN SURADA BLOCK OF GANJAM DISTRICT
To check distress migration and to make the vulnerable women economic independent Aaina is continuing a project with the active support of GAATW from 2018 in 50 villages of Surada block.
Now 2040 women are involved in SEWA union and accessing their rights in a democratic manner.
The major achievement of this year is 950 women got farmer identity. Also 1050 women’s are registered under E-Shram Portal. Most of the union member enhanced their family income from 20000 to 50000 in yearly basis.
Different skill training was also provided to them which help them to enhance their economic activities. During this financial year block level organic vegetable mela was organized in Technical high school, Surada attended by 130 women farmers. This initiative was appreciated by all the block level higher authorities including the MLA of Surada, Mr. Purna Chandra Swain.
During this year 500 hygiene kits were provided to the vulnerable women of 10 villages and 50 protective equipments is also provided to 50 volunteers. All the volunteers has taken up awareness program to prevent COVID19.