SMVS - Swati Mahila Vikas Samiti

Project Brief:
Project Type: Non-Formal Educational Centers (description)
Primary Focus: girls (description)

Secondary Focus: health and cleanliness

Area: Rural
Supporting Chapter Contact: UIUC
Status: completed - requirements ended
Project Steward: Anshu Gaur
Project Partner(s): Vallabh Pandey
Other Contacts:
Project Address: , ,,Karvi, Banda,
Stewarding Chapter: UIUC
Dec 2006UIUCUSD 1094
Dec 2005UIUCUSD 1475
Dec 2003UIUCUSD 1200

Total = $3769

Goal and Current Status- SMVS is dedicated to educating and increasing literacy of women from the Chitrakoot and Bandh districts of Uttar Pradhesh. It seeks to train them in issues of health, career, gender discrimination, etc, to assist them in developing talents and taking on active roles in soceity, and to enhance their dismally backward way of life. It was established by local women in 1999, and
the training center for adolescent girls began functioning around May 2002 under the supervision Mrs. Avadhesh Gupta.