Who We Are
SHG Federation Jhargram Block Aranya Sundari Mahila Mahasangam of Jhargram, Paschim Medinipur is a SHG Federation formed in the year 2007with 18630 members. The organisation presently owns a three storied building of around 4000 sq. ft in each floor which is owned and managed by them.
The federation runs its own community finance institution and provides thrift and credit facilities to 1444 SHGs. They won the district award for effectively management of the corpus of fund by the federation in thrift and credit among the members fund provided by CM for effective SHG federation management. The federation works with marginalized, tribal women and empowers them with skills to earn their own livelihood in Sal leaf based products, Sabai and other leaf and fibre based products, mushroom cultivation, food supply and other nonfarm products.
Where we work
They work from their common facility centre at Jhargram, West Mednipur, West Bengal and the women artisans work from home too.
How we Work
The federation functions through its 2 storied common facility centre at Jhargram in Mednipur where they also have a micro finance bank, training and workshop centre as well as warehousing facility. They distribute work through their CFC to the tribal women artisans in Jhargram, for them to work at home and later collect it from them to fulfil orders. They have been supplying in the local markets and a few stores in Kolkata as well.
Our Craftmark certifications include
Sabai grass craft
What We Make
Table accessories, rope, bags, purses, floor mats.