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  project name ~ Village Computer Kiosks

category ~ Women Empowerment




  Project Name


Village Computer Kiosks



Mann Vikas Samajik Sanstha (MVSS)



Women Empowerment







  Budget Approved


Rs 280650


  Year Approved







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  Chapter Coordinators


Aparna Chidambaram







Computer operator at Pusegaon Kiosk, Visited by Vivek Thirtha in Nov 2007





MVSS intends to establish three pilot kiosk centers in Western Maharastra so that farmers can strategically plan and manage farming activities and wisely market their products. The services offered at the kiosk centers include the provision of the government-announced prices of various agricultural products, fertilizer and pesticide compliances and crop diagnosis.





The NGO has been working in this geographical area since 1994 and has helped in multitude ways to uplift women''s lives. Please check more info in the uploaded files.





1. Employment generation for women working as kiosk operators 2. Provide critical information regarding fair trade and access to capital with fair interest rate. 3. Fill the digital divide by providing access to the internet and its multitude benefits. Future programs include computer training for farmers.



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