The School of Management Studies (SMS), University of Hyderabad (UoH) and Samunnati Foundation launched a unique training/intervention program called “Rural Women Entrepreneurial Development Program” to help rural women to improve their livelihoods from May 30, 2022 to June 20, 2022. The program was held in Chengicherla (Medchal–Malkajgiri district), Telangana.

A total of 33 rural women were trained in the following activities: tailoring, embroidery, cotton & jute bag making, paper plate making, oil extraction, mushroom cultivation and cattle rearing. The training was imparted by relevant professional expertise for each activity for 21 days.

Two women, B.Renuka and P.Radha who underwent training for cotton and jute bag making have successfully started their own enterprise with a loan amount of Rs.52, 000 sponsored by Samunnati Finance along with Samunnati Foundation.This new enterprise was inaugurated by Samunnati Foundation members and University of Hyderabad Team on 17th October, 2022 at Chengicherla Village.

School of Management Studies (SMS), UoH takes pride in being associated with this project.