Initiative Update

Impacting women through various developmental schemes

Pratibha Ukey
Posted June 9, 2020 from India

• There are 677 single women in 15 villages of Chandrapur and 779 in 15 villages of Nagpur district

• Out of 1456 single women, 920 are receiving pension under SGNY, while 107 applications are under process, and for the remaining application process will soon be undertaken

• 89 single women who had no ration card were helped to get ration card. This mostly included separate ration card for the single women headed households

• 258 single women were helped to make their job cards under MNREGA

• Around 750 women from 30 villages were covered through awareness meetings on succession rights and other provision of succession act

• 20 women leaders are identified from two districts, whose capacity building process is under way through training and exposure

• As part of advocacy and networking efforts, Prakriti submitted memorandum to increase widow pension through Mahila Kisan Adhikar Manch (MAKAAM). As a result the pension amount in Maharashtra was increased w.e.f. September 2019

• Problems faced by single women with regard to ration, pension and job card were discussed with block and district level authorities, including selection committee of widow pension.

• Collective programs were organized with MNREGS cell in Nagpur, block pension committee and district legal services authority etc.

How many people have you impacted since your last update?


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Jill Langhus
Jun 10
Jun 10

Hi Pratibha,

Welcome back, dear! Wow! So impressive. Keep up the great work. You've empowered so many women:-)

Hello, Pratibha,

Thank you for sharing your project with us! Keep it up!

Anita Kiddu Muhanguzi

Hi Pratibha,
Thank you so much for your update and for the great work that you are doing with these women. Continue with the good work, we are in the background cheering you on. You are never alone.
Have a blessed day.

leila Kigha
Jun 11
Jun 11

congratulations sister Pratibha!
the impact your are making in your community is amazing. keep up the good work.

Jun 12
Jun 12

Thank you for sharing ,
We love you so much .
Please stay safe .

Anita Shrestha
Jun 18
Jun 18

Thank you for sharing

Ellie E.
Jun 27
Jun 27

Thank you for the work you do!

Catherine De Freitas

Hello sis,
Continue to impact. You are amazing! Looking forward to hearing more about the next level. Keep safe. Blessings to you and the community.