Case Study - The Story of women empowerment
This is the story of encouragement of other women like SHG women of Lingamgudi village under Deopottangi GP, Pottangi Block, Koraput .PRASTUTEE is a civil society organization working with the Dalit & Adivasi community for ensure their rights through advocacy to entitlement of social welfare scheme with implementation of Integral Human Development of Dalit Adivasi (IHDDA) project with support of CCFD-WORD, Koraput.
Under MGNREGA a check dam was allotted to village. In VDC meeting this topic was also discussed and activities of village are discussed. The word member intimated that since the male persons are migrated to Andhra Pradesh sanctioned check dam under MGNREGA will be transferred to other village. In the Meeting two SHG Group members are come forward take responsibility of check dam are construction in the absent of male persons. 25 women members are involved in 29 days they completed the check dam and improve their irrigation facility , water scarcity one hand on the other all earn money Rs, 3500/- per persons for their families. Had VDC been there the village check dam is saved and money retain in Women’s dignity improved and they have say in their family and community.
Dilip Kumar Champi,
Community Organiser, IHDDA Project