55 Capacity Building Programmes for the women: Holistic Empowerment Project

Ahmednagar 2023: Bosco Gramin Vikas Kendra (BGVK) has been implementing the 'Holistic Empowerment for SHG Women Project' across villages in Ahmednagar and Beed districts, encompassing 25 villages with the support of Manos Unidas.

A total of 25 Capacity Building training sessions were conducted across all project villages, with the active participation of 795 women representing 168 Self-Help Groups (SHGs). The primary objective of these training programs was to enhance the efficiency of SHGs in account management and minute book maintenance. Participants were guided on the significance of SHGs, rules governing them, the meticulous handling of receipt and payment records, income and expenditure recording, minute book maintenance, drafting SHG resolutions, understanding the Family financial cycle, appreciating the importance of equality, forming pressure groups, and navigating various government schemes. The women expressed profound gratitude for the insightful and empowering training programs.