We help widows through our sewing machine project and the idea is to make them self sufficient so they can live a life of dignity. We have a target of helping 10,000 widows and we are running projects in Punjab, Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Patna and Pondicherry. It only costs £50 to supply a sewing machine and training which is not a lot of money if you consider the impact it has on someone’s life.
In order to give you an insight into what life is like for a widow before and after entering our program, I’d like to share Rashida’s story. [Read more…]