Saroj is leader of a group of village women in GEN’s handicraft project in Shekhpur in Rajasthan. She and 8 other seamstresses make attractive quilted bags to make some independent income. Help Saroj and 160 other women achieve.
The GEN (Grassroots Empowerment Network) and our NGO partner in India – End Poverty - work together to help the most disadvantaged achieve sustainable rural development by empowering villagers, and particularly improving the position of women and young girls. We work in the Alwar District of Rajasthan, where the population is made up of Meos who follow a form of Islam (75%), resettled Sikhs (10%) and rescheduled Hindu castes (20%).