Growth Foundation of India is planning to start a self help group, where women belonging to BPL (Below poverty line) will be trained to make candles. This project will help the women of slums of Delhi to strengthen and provide greater financial support through capacity building and skill generation for creating a sustainable livelihoods. The main aim of setting up the SHG is to make women independent so that they can live their life with dignity.
There are currently more than 5,000 women's living in the slum Bhanwar Singh camp, and belongs to 'Below poverty line'. Most of them are illiterates/semi-literates. The schemes of government hardly reach to them and give benefits. This project is aiming to provide them training so that they can generate a source of Income.
Growth Foundation of India will provide training to the illiterate women living in slums, so that they can develop a particular skill. After they are fully trained, the organization will provide them work so that they can earn some livelihood.
The project will make more than 5,000 women capable of running their house without the help of others.