How Sakhis Work

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Sakhis are grassroots women trained by SSP to be our foot soldiers, to bring about
social and economic change in grassroots India. As members of SSP-run women SHGs,
Sakhis assume multiple roles in a grassroots community. A Sakhi acts as the face of SSP,
the point of convergence of all SSP products and facilitator of our programs at the
ground level.

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A Sakhi

  • For every 3 villages/1000 households
  • Handles 12 products under segments
    such as solar lights, clean energy stoves,
    prefabricated toilets, water filters, health
    and nutrition
  • Earns commission
  • Point of convergence for BOP
    products/markets
  • Meets preset sales targets