Buzz Women

Empowers rural women economically, psychologically and socially by providing them access to knowledge, skills & tools at their doorstep for prosperous future of their own, family and communities

  • Started: 2012
  • Bangalore, Karnataka

About

Women take the lead in shaping their personal, business and financial growth, with more inner strength, courage and confidence. It helps them in gaini Read moreng financial literacy, become community influencers and decision makers. Buzz on wheels - It makes knowledge and opportunities available at their doorstep in remote villages. It is to deliver training in financial management, entrepreneurship and leadership. It claims to have trained 100,000 till date, helped 95,000 women to be out of moneylender trap and 20,000 women started new businesses. Further it claims to benefit total 10 Million Women, 10 Million Families, and 250,000 beneficiaries. Claims to have measured the impact of their work like 115% increase in savings, 20% started new businesses, 9% of women expanded an existing enterprise, 95% stopped borrowing from moneylenders, 61% availed a new loan for assets or business (not consumption) and 81% of the women said they reached their set goal. Buzz India co-founder Uthara Narayanan was selected as an Acumen India Fellow for 2015, one-year leadership development program. Partners are Citi Foundation, Grameen Koota, Navya Disha, Better Future. They have office and are working in India and Gambia (West Africa).

Sectors

  • Livelihoods
  • Skill Development
  • Gender
  • Education
  • Employment

Programs

Registration Details

  • Registration ID
    INR-4-00042-2012-13
  • VO ID / Darpan ID
    KA/2017/0166061
  • FCRA

    94006901

Location

Project Location

Headquarters

111, 11th Main Road, 15th Cross, Malleshwaram

Offices in Cities

Bangalore, Tumkur, Kolar

Projects in States

West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi

Other Details

  • Type & Sub Type

    Non-profit
    Trust

  • Employees

    100+

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