Livelihood Development

livelyhood development thumbDevelopment of sustainable livelihood is one of the major focuses of the organization. Assets ownership is a successful way of countering vulnerability caused by material and social poverty. FRIENDS facilitates livelihood development needs of particularly marginalised women by introducing feasible micro and small scale livelihood options, building human, social, physical, financial and natural assets.

Effective motivation with continuous follow ups and monitoring is a crucial factor in sustaining micro & small scale livelihoods. FRIENDS motivate and support marginalised women to initiate mainly alternative and non-traditional livelihoods. Further facilitate for development of skills and knowledge coordinating with service organizations needed to sustain the livelihoods. It pays special attention to organize women’s networks by ensuring social security & dignity of women.

FRIENDS follows up, guides and monitors the initiated livelihoods through field staff and community leaders.