the gen initiative

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Radbourne House,Butchers Lane
Pattishall,Towcester
NN12 8ND

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01707338921

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Charity number
1101193

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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 50 impoverished agricultural villages in Tijara, Alwar District, Rajasthan India. We respond to villagers expressed needs in Women's education especially for those teenagers who never went to school. 1700 adolescent girls have benefitted Livelihood development for women - particularly handicraft production and marketing now there are 10 informal centres and over 80 seamstresses. Village Development Groups improving village life and farming activities. They help villagers to identify problems areas, assess priorities, and take action to tackle them. Plant a Tree for Life encouraging farmers to diversify traditional farming practices to include small orchards. So far since 2014 over 100,000 saplings have been provided to farmers to this end. Dairy development training 400 farmers in ways of improving milk production to meet national standards

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