There is an urgent need to create mechanisms to empower widows in Yavatmal and Vidarbha, and give them the support they need to pick up the pieces of their lives and move forward. However, such initiatives are rare. One of the few such projects for the welfare of the helpless women is run by Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR) and its sister organization Sampada Trust.
Naralewadi – Addressing household energy needs the clean fuel way
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The renewable energy (RE) initiative was taken up in Narlewadi in 2006 with two major objectives. One, to protect the tree cover ensuring sustainability of the watershed developmentproject and two, to reduce the drudgery of women. The Case Study narrates the process and impacts of the project.