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IIM Grad Quits Job to Assist Girls Scale Up Small Companies


Farm Didi is a for-profit social enterprise began by Manjari Sharma in Bihar to empower rural ladies and supply them with monetary independence.

Years again, Manjari Sharma spent 15 days within the distant villages of Bihar as a part of volunteer work. It was then that she witnessed the abilities of the ladies there. Aside from managing all of the family chores, they discovered time to begin a small-scale meals enterprise of pickles, papads, chutneys and extra.

Manjari, an IIM graduate and a company worker, determined to give up her job and assist these ladies scale up their companies and supply monetary independence to them. She began a for-profit social enterprise known as ‘Farm Didi’ to empower rural ladies.

Manjari’s position right here was to make them conscious of the meals security parts and enterprise features. She helps them to market the merchandise everywhere in the world and unfold the phrase about preservative-free regionally made meals objects.

Farm Didi has to this point helped 1,080 ladies from 40 villages and plans to achieve one million of them. Round 100 self-help teams of girls are already a part of this initiative and the ladies earn an honest earnings.

“To extend earnings for marginal farmers, we have to carry them collectively. We additionally want to extend their position in meals processing. Proper now the farmers are largely producers, but when meals processing begins taking place in villages, farmers will get the next share of earnings,” stated the social entrepreneur to LEF Journal.

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Edited by Yoshita Rao

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