The Indian NGO that Bagged the UN Climate Award

Published on Oct 3, 2016 by TheBetterIndia

In an era where the focus is highlighted on ambitious clean energy initiatives by big companies, Swayam Shikshan Prayog – SSP has been recognised by the un for its efforts in bringing the same initiative in smaller doses to rural areas.

Dasra Social Impact Leadership Program

Published on Oct 3, 2016 by DASRA India

Video on how the Dasra Social Impact Leadership Program benefits the organizations like SSP.

Dasra Social Impact Leadership Program

Published on June 7, 2016, Story by Swayam Shikshan Prayog

Shorthand presentation of wPOWER program

Published on 29 May 2016 Story by Swayam Shikshan Prayog

Learn about the wPOWER program led by Swayam Shikshan Prayog supported by the US Department of State and USAID /India that’s empowering rural women and helping to bring about a greener tomorrow.

Digital book on SSP’s Arogya Sakhi program supported by UK-AID

Published on 31 March 2016 Story by i-Partner India

Digital book on SSP’s Arogya Sakhi Progam supported by UK-AID: How a program offering pregnancy-related information via mobile phones and home-based care by specially trained local women helped to address preventable maternal and infant mortality in India’s Maharashtra

Resilience Dialogue – Technology, Disaster Risk, and the Gender Divide

Published on May 20, 2016 by GFDRR, World Bank

Women and girls are often most vulnerable and in need of support and protection in the face of disaster and climate risk, but also can act as powerful agents of resilience in their communities. Promoting women’s empowerment in disaster recovery not only contributes to more effective and efficient recovery, it also establishes opportunities for women and communities to shape more sustainable development.

Sadhana (India): How I became a businesswoman

Published on Sep 23, 2016 by British Council

Sadhana Deshmukh is blazing a trail for female entrepreneurship in her hometown (Murud village) in Maharashtra, India.

Change Agents: Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2015

Published on Nov 8, 2015 by CNBC-TV18

Watch Prema Gopalan who is encouraging women in disaster affected areas to rebuild their life by becoming entrepreneurs with her venture Swayam Shikshan Prayog.

Film on wPOWER Global Partnership Forum held in Delhi on April 16-17, 2015

Published on May 6, 2015 by USAID India

The wPOWER Forum showcased the pivotal role rural women play as champions of envi¬ronmental sustainability and in bringing Renewable Energy to the doorstep of rural households. The Forum brought together wPOWER grassroots women entrepreneurs from India and Africa and the array of ecosystem partners on a common platform to share experiences and insights on improving clean energy access through women entrepreneurs.

Winner of mBillionth Award South Asia | M-Health 2015

Published in 2015 by DEF India

Video on SSP – the winner of 2015 mBillionth Award South Asia | M-Health category. The Arogya Sakhi program is focused on preventive care as many women are suffering from high and low blood pressure, diabetes, sugar and other cardiovascular or lifestyle diseases.

Winner of Mobile for Good Awards 2014

Published on Nov 30, 2014 by Vodafone India

Video on Swayam Shikshan Prayog (SSP) – Winner of Mobile for Good Awards 2014,Health category – Arogya Sakhi, a mobile application helping rural women entrepreneurs delivering preventive health care at rural doorsteps

Rural Energy- Swayam Shikshan Prayog

Published on Aug 6, 2014 by Gram Innovations

No Drought of Determination

Published on January 26, 2014 by Start Up – India

The 17 minutes short film, ‘NO DROUGHT OF DETERMINATION’, conceptualized and directed by, Payal Randhawa showcases SSP’s pioneering work in seeding women entrepreneurs and changemakers in drought zones of Maharashtra. Start Up – India has partnered with SSP to co-create the Rural School of Entrepreneurship (E-School). The E-School trains the women profiled in this film to become role model entrepreneurs by offering them entrepreneurship education, networking, business counseling and access to seed fund and business counseling.

India Case Study

Published on Jun 11, 2013 by UNISDR

Godovari Dange, Federation Leader, Swayam Shikshan Prayog—India tells us about the federations work with government and others to address Mahrashtra droughts. As drought impacts communities are compounded by commercialized agricultural practices, household vulnerability is rising rapidly. The federations have been taking the lead in responding, building food security and other resilient responses.

Resilient Women

Uploaded on Jun 11, 2010

Resilient Women: Women become change makers after 5 years of Tsunami

Social Entrepreneur of the Year’ India 2008, Finalist Prema Gopalan

Published on Nov 23, 2008 by Nand & Jeet Khemka Foundation

This 1.25 minute film features how convinced that economic resilience is an integral part of disaster mitigation. Prema Gopalan is encouraging women in disaster affected areas to become entrepreneurs. More than 60,000 women have been organized in women’s collectives. They have been provided skill training and insights into market linkages and access to capital. Business savvy, these women are proving to be ideal partners for corporations who wish to be business in rural markets.

From Chaos to Creativity: Grassroots Women Rebuild Their Communities

Uploaded on Aug 12, 2008

A GROOTS film that looks at the lives of women from three different countries, (Honduras, Turkey and India) who have emerged as problem solver rather than victims. Some of the footage was gathered by community members themselves.

Our life, our film

Uploaded on Aug 12, 2008

This film was directed by eight women belonging to quake-ravaged Kutch in Gujarat and produced by GROOTS and Swayam Shikshan Prayog (SSP). The film is about these women’s lives and struggles three years after the quake. It explores how women and children turned a massive crisis into an opportunity for development.

Beating a path

Uploaded on Aug 12, 2008

A GROOTS and SSP film that looks at how women are taking charge of rebuilding their lives after a disaster. This film was inspired by the thousands of women who belong to a growing network of Sakhi Women’s Collectives. It was made in 2001 by Deepa Bhatia