Community Based Organization
Shramik Bharti has been empowering women by organizing them under Self Help Groups and SHG Federations
Boond Bachat Sangh, Kulgaon
Established in the year 2002, Boond Bachat Sangh, Kulgaon holds the pride of being the first federation, promoted by Shramik Bharti and it deeply embraces the idea of women empowerment through microfinance activities.
This SHG Federation is supporting the activities of 251 SHGs and its 4,382 women members from urban slums in Kanpur.
Prerna Mahila Samiti
It was year 2010 when the eastern part of Kanpur city which is hub of leather industries began witnessing the fragrance of women empowerment. Shramik Bharti promoted SHG federation Prerna Mahila Samiti was formed this year and today 7,200 women members of 386 Self Help Groups are under its umbrella.
With credit and thrift, women members have supported their family in livelihood improvement, education of children, healthcare et cetera.
This Federation provides free counselling services to victims of domestic violence, support of utensils to poor girls in their marriage, helping slum dwellers to access social security benefits etc.
Ekta Mahila Samiti
Along with credit and thrift activities, federation embraces the idea of producing safe food for its members and consumers as well and it is engaged in promotion of natural farming through its group organization “Ekta Nature Farming Producer Company Limited”.
Jagriti Mahila Samiti
There are 13 Community Grain Banks are being managed by Self Help Groups associated with Jagriti Mahila Samiti.
Samriddhi Mahila Samiti
Presently Samiti has 50 groups having 670 women members. The loans from their savings have helped group members in meeting their various household needs that include but not limited to education of children, marriage, treatment of illness, construction/repairing of house and repayment of loan to money lenders et cetera.
Shaurya Mahila Samiti
Prerana Mahila Sanstha
The federation is promoting the idea of “Gram Sangthan”, along with credit and thrift activities, tocreate a system of social support among village communities.