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  NGO Name

Resource Center for Training and Develop..

  Year Established

1993

  Primary Contact

Vijay Parmar

  Address

17, Yamuna Colony, B/H Railway Station

 

Nadiad – 387 002

  District

Ahmedabad

  State

Gujarat

  PIN

387002

  Email

vijayparmar@airtel.blackberry.com

  Phone 1

+91 268-2558004

  Phone 2

+91 9898960022

  Fax

-

     

  NGO Work

 

  Category

Livelihood generation

  Website

www.

  Annual Budget

Rs.

  FCRA clearance?

Yes

 

 

         

  NGO Visit Information

  Contact Info.

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  NGO - Chapter / Coordinator

  Number of chapters or coords coordinating this ngo

  1

 

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  +  SanDiego / Suhasini Jayakumar
   

  Projects List

Amount Funded

  +  Himmat

$ 5000

 
 

 Total 

$ 5000

 

 

 

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  NGO Goals

 

 

1) Strengthen Himmat’s fabrication unit by building infrastructure and expanding client base
2) Position Himmat’s product in the market through an outlet in Ahmedabad. This will help us measure our true capacity and build capital for Himmat to invest in infrastructure.
3) Explore new models for production, income generation and profit sharing
4) Encourage and assist other groups to explore and establish collective income generationmore...

  Achievements

 

Himmat is a self sustaining collective committed to generating livelihood for its members. The women have kept their own machines at a ‘production centre’ in Vatwa, where they sit together and stitch. Though Zaidahmed and Monica Wahi co-ordinate and envision its progress, it is practically run and managed day to day by its members. Zaidahmed stays in Ahmedabad and works on peace education and Indo more...

  Summary

 

Himmat was formed and named so by women survivors of Naroda-Patiya carnage, who were relocated to Vatwa – an area on the outskirts of Ahmedabad city in 2003. It began as a training programme to empower the women with sewing, stitching skills. Some members of the original group who were trained at Himmat, went on to find successful employment or home based work.
Others continued to invest their skills, time and energy in Himmat and make it a source of sustainable livelihood for themselves. Gradually other women from Vtawa also joined in. Today it is a dynamic group of 18 women – 15 of whom run (and earn through) the production unit. Three young(er) women from the group have been trained in art and theatre to tell their stories and engage civic society in questions which concern the wome more...

 
 
 

  

 
 

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