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Women Empowerment

Towards Women Empowerment & Eliminating Gender Discrimination

AROH Foundation has dedicated itself towards women empowerment, to alleviate poverty and to give them a better life and future. Some of the initiatives have been taken up in the remotest naxalite-affected districts in Odisha and Bihar, and difficult hilly terrains of Meghalaya resulting in successful economic empowerment of women in these areas. The Foundation has been well-recognised for the services provided to the poor and vulnerable people and communities. AROH’s contribution towards Sustainable Development Goals, in particular GOAL 5, has been recognized and awarded by United Nations Global Compact Network India (UNGCNI).

Flagship Programs

  • GARIMA, AROGYAM for skill training, enterprise and entrepreneur development
  • SHAKTI for skill training, enterprise & entrepreneur development, advocacy & awareness
  • PARIVARTAN, SAMPOORNA & HRIDAY for socio-economic, educational & holistic development of women from rural background
  • SWACHH VIDYALAYA ABHIYAAN, JAL SHAKTI, HARIT for safe sanitation & drinking water facilities, especially focusing on female population
  • PERIOD FREEDOM for advocacy and awareness around Menstrual Hygiene Management
  • SWASTH BHARAT for ensuring physical, mental, emotional and holistic health with a special focus on female population

Achievements Highlight

  • 22,000 women gainfully engaged either in job or self-employment or taking up suitable INCOME GENERATION ACTIVITIES
  • >2.5 lakh women supported with direct-indirect activities of SOCIO – ECONOMIC ENHANCEMENTS
  • Nearly 25,000 girls and women have been improved through various IN-SCHOOLS, OUT-OF-SCHOOL & COMMUNITY SUPPORT programs.
  • ACCESS TO WATER has empowered and given freedom from drudgery and poor health to more than 1,50,000 women in various states.
  • ACCESS TO CLEAN ENERGY through biogas, solar lights, solar water pumps, biomass stoves, etc. has given better health and life to more than 1,00,000 women in 100 villages.
  • Various initiatives of the Foundation on HEALTH & SANITATION have resulted in reduced instances of illness, improved security and safety of more than 1,00,000 women.
  • Other empowering and enriching programs on DIGITAL & FINANCIAL INCLUSION & SOCIAL AWARENESS have improved the self-esteem and negotiating power of women and made their lives better and more meaningful by reducing gender disparity.

Events & Updates