Introductory text about Uttarakhand…

News from THP in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand: Brief Profile - Geographic profile of Uttarakhand Uttarakhand is the 27th State of India and was carved out of Uttar Pradesh on November 9, 2000. It was known as Uttaranchal between 2000 and 2006. Uttarakhand is bordering Himachal Pradesh in the North-West and Uttar Pradesh in the South, and has international borders with Nepal and China. The famous peaks … Continue reading
Partner Organisations - The focus in Uttarakhand is on strengthening the leadership of Elected Women Representatives in Gram Panchayats through training workshops in various districts. MAHILA HAAT – They have been working to empower and bring self-confidence, develop selfesteem and self-reliance of rural  women. The focus of the work is on empowerment of women, particularly the underprivileged and marginalized through … Continue reading
2009-2010 - 30 WLWs with 883 EWRs from 4 districts & 11 blocks 27 Follow Up workshops with 811 EWRs 4 district level alliance building workshops with EWRs, Media and State (prior to WLW) Media workshop with 26 media personnel in September 09 Refresher ToT on WLW in November 2009 Convention of 220 EWRs in Almora organized … Continue reading
THP in Uttarakhand - A new beginning – 2007 In 2007 NGOs in Uttarakhand identified for THP partnership Started work since December 2007 with SWEEP in Garhwal and Kumaon regions & 7 districts 5 Partners- SBMA, Mahila Haat, Lakshmi Ashram, GUS, Arpan and 450 GPs covered during SWEEP Elections in September 2008 Strategy: IEC, radio, street theatre & village … Continue reading