UNDP- IKEA Project is an integrated approach to women’s empowerment

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Scale Up Project (Phase-II) covering 12,500 women under women empowerment project : December 2011 to September 2012

UNDP SUPPORTED FINANCIAL LITERACY PROGRAMME: 

“Strengthening Women’s Social, Economic and Political Empowerment in Jaunpur, Mirzapur and Sant Ravidas Nagar of Uttar Pradesh”

Project geographical location: 

Jaunpur, SantRavidas Nagar and Mirzapur (UttarPradesh)

Major Project Deliverables:

ü   Development of customized financial literacy package.

ü   Orientation programme for Master Trainers on new training materials developed for the project.

ü   Organizing finance camps for financial inclusion of target women with various financial institutions for product and  services like banking (saving, credit, and remittance), insurance, etc.

ü  Development of a robust tracking system for the training schedule of the master trainers and ensure uniform quality of delivery of financial literacy training.

 

ü   Provide handholding support to the trainers and ensure that at least 75% of the beneficiaries trained should have access to formal financial institutions and out of them 50% are to be linked with financial instruments such as insurance, loan, pension, etc.

ü   Sensitization of Community Facilitating Organizations and field functionaries to act as nodal points for contact / coordination and resolution of issues in implementation of Financial Literacy programs.

 

ü   Organize experience sharing / appreciation programs for bank managers and representatives of financial service providers operating in the project villages to facilitate their synergy and cooperation towards women and their enterprises.

 

ü   Institutionalize the Trainers’ and capacitate Master Trainers’ to perform the functions of a Business Facilitator/ Business Correspondent effectively and proactively interact with local banks for their induction into the BC/BF role for the Banks. 

 


 

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