New Group formation:
During the month a total of 35 members formed 3 Self-Help Groups and 1 Joint Liability Group at Mundargi, Shirahatti, Lakshmeshwara and Gadag to examine suitable livelihood options.
Bank account opening:
New group bank accounts were opened for 1 Joint Liability Group and 5 Self-Help Groups at Mundargi, Shirahatti, Lakshmeshwara and Gadag in KCC and KVG Banks.
Disability awareness materials were distributed to 17 Gram Panchayats in Gajendragad Taluk in Gadag district.
Disability Awareness Programme:
We organized Disability Awareness and Community Sensitization Programme at Naregal Hobli in Gajendragad taluk in Gadag district.
Arambha Svaudyog Kendra (Ask Center) Inauguration:
Arambha Svaudyog Kendra (ASK Center) which will be a one-stop shop for livelihood, enterprise development and financial inclusion queries for persons with disabilities was inaugurated at Mevundi village in Gadag district.
Surakshita Disabled Persons Cooperative Society Inauguration:
Inauguration of Surakshita Disabled Persons Cooperative Society took place in Mevundi village in Gadag district.
Members of Self-Help Groups from Nargunda Block Muncipal visited our office, horticulture / agriculture plot; ASK Center and activity center at Mevundi village in Gadag district.
School visit with LeTS team:
We visited schools in Mevundi village with the team of ‘Learn Through Stories (LeTS) Foundation to prepare a road map to start enabling students to learn through content they will themselves help produce.
Financial Literacy Training:
Monthly Group Meeting:
Monthly Group meetings were conducted for Self-Help Groups.
Tailoring training for women continued at our Tailoring and Apparels Unit at Mevundi village in Gadag district.
Vermicompost harvesting and pit preparation work continued at our agriculture and horticulture plot at Mevundi village in Gadag district.
Forthcoming Event Highlights:
- 15 new Self-Help Groups including 10 persons with disabilities to be formed.
- Bank linkage for 2 Joint Liability Groups
- Tailoring training to continue
- Vermicompost harvesting and pit preparation work to continue
- Guava and curry leaves harvesting and marketing
- Baseline Survey to continue in Mundargi and Shirahatti Taluks
- Disability Awareness and Community Sensitization events
- ASK Center at Gadag