Micro-enterprise development program


  • Develop gender sensitivity vis-à-vis participation of women in Micro Enterprise Development.
  • Examine the processes of Gender inequality and their dis-functionality affecting the participation of women in micro enterprises.
  • Understand the processes of promoting MED through active participation of women.
  • Acquire skills of identification of potential women entrepreneurs and learn designing and conducting enterprise development motivation training for them.
  • Explore various learning mechanisms to set up Micro-Enterprises and update the methods of managing activities, develop tools and instruments for effective monitoring and evaluation of promoted entrepreneurs.
  • To improve women’s access to economic resources (e.g., access to credit and savings programs).
  • To promote women’s participation and leadership in decision making at all levels.
  • Empowerment of women through expansion and strengthening of the self-help group movement among women in fishing and pastoral communities and identification of new livelihood opportunities.
  • Sustainable utilization of natural resources by adopting eco-friendly practices.
  • Strengthening and promotion of entrepreneurship among women in rural fishing, farming and pastoral communities.
  • Introduce participatory suitable micro-enterprises for women in poor urban and rural areas related micro-enterprises