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  project name ~ Sarvodaya Kendra

category ~ livelihood generation

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

Sarvodaya Kendra

  NGO

 

MGPSK (MG Patel Sarvodaya Kendra)

  Category

 

livelihood generation

  District

 

Banaskantha

  State

 

Gujarat

  Budget Approved

 

$ 3400

 

  Year Approved

 

2004

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

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  Chapter Coordinators

 

Anitha Sampath
Shailja Pathania

 

Austin
Boston

 

  Caption

 

 

After the first phase of funding started - women doing embroidery in a makeshift classroom in Shivnagar, Distt. Banaskantha, Gujarat

 

  Summary

 

 

Sarvodaya Kendra was founded in 1959. Presently it is working in 51 tribal villages of Amirgadh tribal pocket and 41 border villages of Vav Taluka in the northern Banaskantha district of Gujarat. Its main activities include - education, watershed development, organizing cattle camps, earthquake relief activities and craft development among the rural women

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

Sustainable Employment through Handicrafts

 

  Goals

 

 

If provision of additional income generating programs are made, migration can be checked. In this context, handicraft activities, such as Ari and Suff embroidery, offer livelihood regeneration possibilities. With proper training and provision of sufficient raw material, 200 women in this region will obtain sustainable employment through handicraft.

 
 

  


 
 
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