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Self Help Groups and MicroFinance
initiatives are empowering the women of rural Bihar.
To find out how you can help, click here.
Academy of Root Development
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Help Groups and Micro-finance
Self Help Groups(SHG's)
are the basic building blocks for change at the grass-roots level and
are a central strategy to all programmes developed and implemented by
the Academy of Root Development.
about Self Help Groups here
about Microfinance here
more about ARD programmes here
Brochure here (420kb.pdf)
problem for village communities is the forced migration of people to
towns and metro cities in search of work. ARD is working to improve
social and economic conditions to enable people to achieve sustainable
employment and the opportunity to remain within their own villages.
Vision of ARD
and capacity building through the establishment of Self Help Groups
* women's empowerment through
* environmental awareness
and sustainable agricultural practices
about women whose lives have been changed by becoming members of ARD
Self Help Groups here
our village images here
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