Welcome to Pragya Mahila Samiti Raipur

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Pragya Women Welfare Society  is basicallyi a humanistic pro-active organisation who belives in the  whilostic growth and all-round development of all sections HRLD has developed effective and innovative solutions to achieve its aims and has been building specialized initiatives around issues. Recognizing the potential of effective partnerships, We work closely with other human rights and development organizations.

Our Vision
We seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security.

Our Mission

We helps alleviate poverty and social exclusion by facilitating empowerment of women and girls from poor and marginalised communities.

Our Programme Goal
Women and girls from the most marginalised communities are empowered, live in dignity and their households have secure and resilient lives. We help them meet their health, education and livelihood entitlements.

Our Core Values
Our commitment towards a better society drives us inform all of our work. They shape what we do and how we do it. They bind us to a collective vision and purpose.

About Us

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Why Women and Children?

In Chhattisgarh, we focus on the empowerment of women and girls because they are disproportionately affected by poverty and discriminations; and suffer abuse and violations in the realization of their rights, entitlements and access and control over resources. Also, experience shows that, when equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities overcome poverty, marginalisation and social injustice.

 Pragya Women’s Welfare Society was set up in the year 2015 to work among rioting communities in the City Raipur. The primary focus of the work was on ground interventions for the women and girls of the isolated communities ofvDalits and Other Backward Castes (OBC). We enable women to gain control over their resources, livelihoods, and community-level decision-making processes. The processes include:Elimination of domestic and social violence

. Enable women to pursue education and control financial futures
. Create more comprehensive health care and address HIV & AIDS
. Work against Trafficking more systematically
. Allow women to express themselves creatively
. Ensure the knowledge of rights as a democratic citizen and the right to exercise


Some of the Highlight Activities are:

- Providing Functional Literacy Classes for women where they would learn things pertinent to their practical life like keeping an account of their grains, learning to count profit from vegetable sales, knowing the basics of health -care like reading a thermometer, knowing the nutrition needs of their family etc. Besides these, providing basic literacy know-how of simple reading and writing, knowing-how to sign their names.

- Providing small-scale income generation schemes for women so that they may have alternative sources of income during the period when they do not have agriculture. This would also help the women to be self-dependant, giving them power to stand-up on their own during adverse circumstances.

- Providing supportive health care for women through health awareness camps, promoting healthy living & nutrition through nutrition demonstration camps and providing awareness on cheap, indigenous nutrition alternatives.

-Providing Skill-trainings through Capacity Building processes. This would give a scope for the women to have a better life and a better tomorrow. Also these trainings would have a social impact. Trainings on local, emergency health care for young women, making environment-friendly products, developing food pro-ducts using locally available re-sources would be some of the trainings imparted under this scheme.

Contact Information

Nidhi Verma (President)
H.No.02 / 528.
Choubey Colony.
Infront of Rajkumar College,
Raipur (C.G)

Mobile No: 9755795212
E-mail :nidhi.p.chauhan@gmail.com
Website: pragyamahilasamiti.org