Saturday, December 13, 2008

Tailoring Institute

Women are in need of special attention in the Indian society. About 50% of all Indian women are illiterate.Women’s lack of schooling leaves them feeling helpless. ALFA seeks to help a small part of the millions of people.ALFA develops and implements both short term and long-term strategies that would empower and enable the women to become self-reliant.ALFA believes, what our women need is an opportunity not charity.ALFA also houses and cares for widows.

148 women have gone through the program.

8 students enrolled in the program currently.

Approximately 80 percent have jobs.

Others are part time small business owners.

Graduates make about 50 to 70 dollars a month.

Majority of them are Hindus.

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