“From Dependency to Self-Reliance”
To achieve self-reliance, a small savings scheme was
introduced in the SHGs to promote thrift and aboves
all confidence among the members. The amount of
money thus saved was given to members as financial
assistance for small viable Income Generating
However savings in the groups was not enough to
meet the needs of all the members for their development
and growth. As a solution to this situation FMSHG – was
evolved to help large numbers of poor women to have
easy access to credit with minimal procedures. The
FMSHG represents the financial wing of Mahilodaya
Women’s Federation and was established in 1991
Loans disbursal for IG activities:
Financial Achievement of the FMSHG
During the year 2011, a sum of `3,25,59,900/ was
disbursed as loans to 2,672 beneficiaries of 320 SHGs
for Agricultural needs and IG activities like milch cows,
sheep rearing, piggery, poultry, petty shops, vegetable
vending, auto-rickshaws and domestic needs such as
education and marriages of children.
The Geographical functioning of FMSHG
Audit: For better and transparent maintenance of
accounts, a team 4 internal auditors of ODP conducted
audit for 1020 SHGs during the year.
Today our WEP is focusing on ‘Gender Development’.
Gender is not another word for women. Gender is
about both women and men, their socially defined roles, responsibilities, and the power and other relations between them.We are trying to promote better gender equity by forming men groups and bringing men and women together in the central committees for Collective decision making on important issues.