Women Empowerment

KFFD has been working in India for over 19 years, focusing on alleviating poverty and social exclusion. We do this through well-planned and comprehensive programmes in health, education, livelihoods and disaster preparedness and response. We also focus on generating and sharing knowledge with diverse stakeholders to influence sustainable impact at scale. Our overall goal is the empowerment of women and girls from poor and marginalized communities, leading to improvement in their lives and livelihoods. We are part of the KFFD International Confederation working in over 90 countries for a world where all people live with dignity and security.

Delivering multiple roles effortlessly every single day, women are undoubtedly the backbone of any society. Doting daughters, caring mothers, competent colleagues and a wide range of many other roles are played by women around us flawlessly and with grace.

However, they’ve also been an ignored fraction of the society in many parts of the world. This, in turn, has caused women at large to bear the brunt of inequality, oppression, financial dependability and other social evils. For centuries now, women have been living under bondage that restricts them from achieving professional as well as personal heights.

Empowering Women Socially and Economically



To restore their rightful and dignified status, The Kailash Foundation for Development has initiated women empowerment programs that provide a solid foundation to nurture the inner strength, creativity and self-esteem of women from all walks of life. With this base well established, women are now able to go out into the world, prepared to handle any challenge with skills, confidence and grace. They come to the forefront, where they become agents of peace and positive social change for themselves, their families, other women and their society.

Women in India consistently lag behind men in terms of access to education, health care, jobs etc. Apart from the economic and social inequality, women are victims of heinous crimes such as dowry deaths, rape, molestation and immoral trafficking.



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Why Women & Girl?

KFFD focuses on the empowerment of women and girls because they are disproportionately affected by poverty and discrimination; and suffer abuse and violations in the realization of their rights, entitlements and access and control over resources. Also, experience shows that, when equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities overcome poverty, marginalization and social injustice. KFFD India's health, education, livelihood and disaster relief and response programmes bring lasting change in the lives and livelihoods of marginalized women and girls.

Who We Are

KFFD is a not-for-profit organization working in India for over 19 years, focusing on alleviating poverty and social injustice. We do this through well planned and comprehensive projects in health, education, livelihoods and disaster preparedness and response. Our overall goal is the empowerment of women and girls from poor and marginalized communities leading to improvement in their lives and livelihoods.

Vision & Mision

Our Mission : KKFD India helps alleviate poverty and social exclusion by facilitating empowerment of women and girls from poor and marginalized communities.

Our Vission : We seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security.

Program Goal

Women and girls from the most marginalized communities are empowered, live in dignity and their households have secure and resilient lives. KFFD India aims to accomplish this goal by working with people to help them meet their health, education and livelihoods entitlements and aspirations.

CHILD PROTECTION

The Child Protection Programme is a core sector of our work. We utilize a child rights programming framework and keep in mind the cross-cutting themes of child participation, non-discrimination and best interests of children.

TRAIN WOMEN TO EARN & LIVE

This project will empower disadvantaged women and girls through imparting skill training, computer training’s, educational scholarships and Self help, which will help to generate an income for their families and give a better chance of survival.