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  project name ~ DispossessedSolicitors-2006

category ~ Livelihood Generation




  Project Name








Livelihood Generation







  Budget Approved


$ 2000


  Year Approved







1   2  

  Chapter Coordinators


Ramki Venkatasubramanian












Since the project spans over multiple years, AID projects requires multiple entries for the same project for each year.
This is a duplicate entry of project ID 489, which just captures year 2006 activity.

Counting, training, mentoring and resettling (CTMR) of the Dispossessed Solicitors (beggars) in the city of Baroda.

The project was initially to be carried over a period of 2
years - 2006 and 2007. The requested amount was $5000 over two years - 2006 and 2007.

In 2006, AID Dallas approved $2000
$3000 to be paid in year 2007





Initial Survey for DS completed. Manish from Bhasha working with group to document their stories. Small savings groups and documenation process has begun for some DS.





The first step in this direction was a sample survey of about 500 DSs. The next step will be to issue identification documents to them. The third step will be to trace them back to the places of their origin, and to their places of present habitation. The fourth step will be to form Small Saving Micro-credit Self-help-groups (SHGs) out of these DSs.



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