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How Usha Silai schools are creating opportunities for women in rural areas

This program has been creating livelihood opportunities for women in low- income rural areas where none existed before

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Geetanjali Krishna
In a small room in Nand Lal Basti, a slum in North Delhi, 10 women sit on the floor, heads bent over pieces of cloth. Their teacher is Anuradha Devi, a young homemaker who migrated to Delhi a few years ago with her husband. Initially, her husband and she shared a room with her parents and siblings as they couldn’t afford to rent a room of their own. One-and-a-half years ago, she got a chance to learn tailoring and her life changed. Today, her husband and she have built their own house with a room where Anuradha Devi conducts tailoring

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First Published: Apr 27 2019 | 1:31 AM IST

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