Our Impact

We are a nonprofit for women in India making a big social Impact

 

At WomenServe, we are passionate about removing barriers and helping women and girls empower themselves. With over a decade of experience working in the Thar Desert, we know that when women thrive, families thrive and communities thrive. Here are just a few of the ways we’ve helped change lives:

WASH (Water, Sanitation, Hygiene)

  • 9 Naadis (rainwater catchment ponds) built since 2009
  • 318,000 estimated hours of walking saved in 2020
  • 582 Taankas (rainwater catchment tanks) built since 2009
  • 6000 Families directly supported through COVID Relief
  • 11500 PPE Distributed in 2020
  • 7 COVID Safety Trainings in 2020
  • 2000 health trainings
  • 49 school and community toilets built
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Wash

  • 249 women who are members of a Self Help Group
  • 9 Naadis (rainwater catchment ponds) built since 2009
  • 318,000 estimated hours of walking saved in 2020
  • 582 Taankas (rainwater catchment tanks) built since 2009
  • 6000 Families directly supported through COVID Relief
  • 11500 PPE Distributed in 2020
  • 7 COVID Safety Trainings in 2020
  • 2000 health trainings
  • 49 school and community toilets built
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Education

  • 693 bicycle scholarships since 2009
  • 43% Average percentage of female students in EducateHer schools
  • 14 EducateHer schools supported since 2009
  • 776 students enrolled in WomenServe built schools in 2020

Economic Opportunity

  • 249 women who are members of a Self Help Group
  • $2.5M Contributed to WomenServe to create opportunities for women and girls
  • 108 women engaged in income-generating activities through the Thar Artisan Collective
  • 249 members of Self Helps Groups
  • $29,000 revenue earned in 2019
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Our Work Water

Economic Opportunity

  • $2.5M Contributed to WomenServe to create opportunities for women and girls
  • 108 women engaged in income-generating activities through the Thar Artisan Collective
  • 249 members of Self Helps Groups
  • $29,000 revenue earned in 2019
People Served Healthworkers

2,000

Number of people served by Village Health Workers

Self Help Groups Piggy Bank

249

Number of women who are members of a Self Help Group

Naadis Water Hands

740+

Total Water Projects

Contributions Hand

$2.5M

Contributed to WomenServe to create opportunities for women and girls

Artisan Needle

108

Women engaged in income generating activities through the Thar Artisan Collective

Bicycles

693

Number of bicycle scholarships since 2009

Educateher Student

43%

Average percentage of female students in EducateHer schools

Educateher School

14

Number of EducateHer schools since 2019.

Walking Water

776

Students enrolled in EducateHer schools in 2020

Walking Water

300,000

Estimated number of hours of walking saved in 2020