Self-Help Groups in Annathur

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A self-help group comprises on average 12 to 20 women coming from a similar socio economic environment. Attention is paid in particular to the poorest and most ostracized women in the village, whose family live on less than 2 dollars per day. The bonds created within the group improve their self-confidence. Self-help groups are the […]

Give hope to the mother of a family!

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70 Euros or 100 Francs is all you need to give long lasting self-sufficiency to the mother of a family. Giving a microcredit and training to the mother of a family allows her to not only build her future, but also to durably help her children. When a mother benefits from Association Humanium’s microfinance program, […]

Sushila : A successful Entrepreneur

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Sushila is the leader of a self-help group in Sankarapuram village. Humanium and its local operational partners are reducing extreme poverty and providing a stable revenue for each family in Sankarapuram since 2009. Sushila has two children, Santosh and Kishore Kumar, both in their primary grades of education; they attend a school in Walajabad (near […]

Self-Help Group Social Mobilization

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The participative approach developed by Humanium and its partners in India mainly involves the social mobilization of women groups. In Sankarapuram village where Humanium has been working since April 2009, 12 self-groups comprising 159 women, have been set up already. The setting-up of these groups is mainly linked to the microcredit programme, but in reality, […]

Wall paintings: a playful and long-lasting way of raising villagers awareness

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As a complement to public awareness campaigns, the Humanium NGO creates consciousness raising paintings on the village walls. As a result, the villagers continue to have access to key information in order to live a healthy and dignified life. Spreading awareness is fundamental in order to help a village develop in an autonomous and sustainable […]

Veterinary camps

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Humanium is conducting veterinary camps to ensure the heath of the livestock, essential to the villagers livehoods. In Sankarapuram village, most families depend on livestock for their livehoods, such as cows for selling milk, ox for land ploughing, goat rearing for selling meat, chicken for selling meat and eggs. Based on the demand of the […]

Self Help Groups

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The creation of Self Help Groups promotes solidarity within communities and provides support to the villagers in order to face daily challenges. These groups, for women, help them to develop their professional skills as well as providing entrepreneurial development trainings. Thus they develop their autonomy and can start an income-generating activity. Since the project began, […]