May 2022 Event Highlights

New Self-Help Group formation:

During the month a total of twenty people formed two Self-Help Groups at Mundargi and Baradur villages in Gadag district to explore suitable livelihood options.

Group bank account opening:

Belaku Self-Help Group Mevundi and Asha Kirana Self-Help Group  Mundargi took their first step towards financial inclusion by opening their group bank accounts at KVG Bank Mevundi and KCC Bank Mundargi.

New staff induction and training:

As part of scale-up of our livelihoods project, we inducted and trained four new staff at our office in Mevundi village in Gadag district.

Monthly group meetings:

Monthly group meetings for Joint Liability Groups and Self-Help Groups were held at Dambal village in Gadag district.

New livelihood opportunities:

Members of Joint Liability Groups started their own businesses after having their loan sanctioned by the bank.

Financial planning training:

We met with members of Renukadevi JLG at Halligudi village in Gadag district to discuss about the importance and need for group savings to achieve financial security.

Tailoring and apparel training:

Tailoring and apparel training continued at our training center at Mevundi village in Gadag district

Vermicompost:

Vermicompost harvesting and pit filling work continued at our agriculture and horticulture plot at Mevundi village in Gadag district.

Forthcoming event highlights:

  • Ten new Joint Liability Groups including ten persons with disabilities to be formed
  • Financial inclusion and bank linkage for two Joint Liability groups
  • Capacity building and livelihood training
  • Tailoring and apparel training to continue
  • FPO registration work
  • Cooperative Society registration work
  • Baseline survey to start at Mundargi taluk
  • Disability awareness training to commence
  • Vermicompost harvesting and pit filling
  • Guava and curry leaves harvest and marketing
  • Establishment of ASK center at Mevundi village