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Our stories of change will tell you some inspiring and interesting human/enterprise stories


Rinky Raidas: From Surpress to Success

Meet Rinki Raidas, Baghaura, UP, a neo-literate woman, who after completing our Adult Literacy programme- TARA Akshar+, with her husband's immense support, now is an example for other rural and peri-urban women who want to come forward to stop discriminations, alcoholism and inequality in their communities. Rinky, today, handles her family's finances, travels independently to different places, and equips other women with the knowledge of health and hygiene.


Mapping strength to weave success

It was not an easy journey for Malti Devi to fight for her right to educate. She got enrolled in TARA Akshar+ programme and today she is in charge of her own life and has overcome economic obstacles – which has enabled her to provide a better life to her children.


Educate women, Empower a generation

An inspiring journey of a woman from UP, who stepped out of her house and challenged the societal norms to embrace financial and digital literacy. Jannat-o-nishad, with support from her husband, signed up for TaraAkshar+ programme along with her daughter-in-law to strive towards independence and self-reliance.


Paving ways towards Self-Reliance

The inspiring story of Baby is an example for millions of women, who are willing to take charge of their lives to address poverty and illiteracy and work towards self-growth and livelihood for their family. TARAAkshar+, helped her accomplishing financial literacy. It resulted in expanding her enterprise and grocery store. She motivated other women in the village to join the programme and enable their rights.


Lata Verma: Unveiling Change

Meet Lata - a change maker. TARA Akshar+, adult literacy programme enabled her to stand on her own feet through the power of functional literacy and numeracy, and helped her in starting her own enterprise. She has not only challenged the patriarchal norms of society but has also set an empowering example for many others in her village.

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