Equality4Progress, a joint effort by Development Alternatives (DA) and the Bank of America, focuses on empowering women in rural India, specifically in the Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh. It aims to create 10 'emPowered platforms,' establish 2,000 women-run enterprises, and generate 5,000 job opportunities.
#InclusiveEntrepreneurship04 Oct 2023 to 06 Nov 2023 Jhansi and Niwari
As part of the project “SDGs Business Model Verification Survey with the Private Sector for Training of Casting Engineers in India” being jointly implemented by Kimura Foundry and E-Square Inc in association with TARA as the local partner in India, Kimura in collaboration with Karnataka German Technical Training Institute, inaugurated Kimura Casting Training Course at KGTTI, Bengaluru.
#SkillDevelopment04 Oct 2023 11 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. Karnataka German Technical Training Institute
DA Hosted a one day workshop at TARAgram Orchha on Water resilience in Bundelkhand Region. An MoU was signed with Bundelkhand University.
Zeenat Niazi, Vice President of Development Alternatives Group, participated in a seminar where her research was featured as ‘a significant stride towards resilient, adaptive, and community-centric resource management, underscoring a commitment to enhancing rural well-being through sustainable practices and local partnerships’.21 Sep 2023 to 22 Sep 2023 Delhi
A ‘Training of Trainers’ (ToT) session was held in DAHQ to empower our team members of Maersk ‘Suhana Safar’ programme with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively implement our programme’s objectives.20 Sep 2023 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM Development Alternatives HQ, New Delhi
On September 15, 2023, we convened a Certification Ceremony at our Prabhat Livelihood Center in Bahalgarh, Sonipat, Haryana, as part of our Skills to Livelihood program. The primary objective of this event was to impart certificates upon our dedicated students who had successfully completed their training courses, thereby acknowledging, and celebrating their remarkable achievements.
#SkillDevelopment15 Sep 2023 3.00 PM to 5.00 PM Sonipat, Haryana
In the two-day developmental evaluation exercise in Mirzapur, the DA team engaged with Work4Progress entrepreneurs, local communities, and field teams to assess entrepreneurial ecosystem needs, opportunities, barriers and enablers.
To facilitate the South-South Cooperation, Technology and Action for Rural Advancement (TARA) has been providing an array of technical solutions in the areas of Low Carbon Cement Technology, access to Safe Water, Renewable Energy Systems and Eco-Kiln Technologies.
Kanika Verma, spoke at a session titled “From a movement of leaders to a leaderful movement: Building communities, acting as communities, and communities as a core leadership skill of the future”.
The Aarya Manch marked the beginning of a platform wherein women e-rickshaw entrepreneurs and local system stakeholders in Mirzapur district come together to engage actively in dialogues about the emerging challenges, barriers, needs, opportunities, and enablers in local e-mobility ecosystems and learn from each other.