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  project name ~ Village Computer Kiosks

category ~ Women Empowerment

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

Village Computer Kiosks

  NGO

 

Mann Vikas Samajik Sanstha (MVSS)

  Category

 

Women Empowerment

  District

 

Satara

  State

 

Maharashtra

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 280650

 

  Year Approved

 

2006

 

 
 
 
 
 

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  Chapter Coordinators

 

Aparna Chidambaram

 

Portland

 

  Caption

 

 

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

 

  Summary

 

 

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.

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

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.

 

  Goals

 

 

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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