Rashida and her sewing machine

Widows training sewing

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.

Widows training sewing

Rashida’s Story

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…]