August 2022 Event Highlights

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.

Creating Awareness:

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.

Exposure visit:

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:

Tailoring training for women continued at our Tailoring and Apparels Unit at Mevundi village in Gadag district.

Vermicompost:

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