Empowerment of single women, groups and networks for their active engagement and participation in income generation and livelihoods capacity enhancement.
“Aadhar” which means “Support” in Nepali is a co-operative that also provides micro-credit loans with low interest without any collateral (group guarantee) to single women. Aadhar plays a vital role in the empowerment of single women entrepreneurs by serving as a backbone for small businesses. WHR through Single Women Entrepreneurs’ Group (SWEG) provides skill development training for different kinds of income generating activities to single women, who are then supported by Aadhar to start the activity. It also facilitates women to save in an organized way.
Through the loans members have been engaged in livestock farming, agro-farming, mushroom farming, catering services, grocery shops, tailoring shops, cart shops, running cafeteria, boutique, driving (auto cars, rickshaws) etc.
Danish Embassy has contributed a sum of Rs. 14 Lakh as a revolving fund for saving/credit program to single women through Aadhar.
If you are also interested in receiving a loan from Aadhar please visit our office.