We as DISHA is working for women empowerment through building self help groups at village levels. Presently we have 160 groups and we are working in more than 30 villages of Maval Taluka of Pune district, Maharashtra State, India.
Now we are operating all our groups through Credit Society of Women. We are providing loans to women at low interest rate and accessible at door step. Women are using these loans for various purposes such as business development, house making, agriculture work, education and health issues of family members etc.
We have leadership development program for our self help group members. We are organizing regular capacity building programs for women on gender, leadership, legal rights, health awareness and so on. We are also conducting health camps and support group meetings for women. Through our Income Generation Program we are conducting vocational training programs as well as creating market for agricultural products, hand made products and so on.