the gen initiative
Who we are
GEN is a Grassroots Empowerment Network for sustainable human development in India. GEN works primarily through its Indian partner End Poverty in education, livelihood and village development for a group of more than 50 impoverished agricultural villages in Tijara, Alwar District, Rajasthan India. We respond to villagers expressed needs.
Your donation is really valuable. Here are some examples of how far a small donation can support our projects.
- £47 can Support one Tijara village girl to read on a tried and tested 1-year literacy, numeracy and basic education course - a core part of our programme in the area.
- £33 per month can support a Teacher for one of our education centres.
- £1400 can support a whole class of up to 25 girls for one year
- £60 might enable a woman entrepreneur to set up a small village Shop or £90 might enable a tailors shop
- £100 might provide a mobile phone to a woman entrepreneur to enable smart business.