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Jaipur Rugs Foundation

Jaipur Rugs Foundation commits to the Every Woman Every Child Global Strategy for Women's, Children's and Adolescents' Health (2016-2030) for a period of 4 years.

Core Targets and achievements include: 

  1. Skill training of women: 4000 trained 6602 women till 2019.
  2. Inclusion of women in carpet value chain: 2400, till 2019 2128 women have been linked to the carpet value chain
  3. Functional literacy to be imparted to women: 2000, JRF has imparted functional literacy to 858 women till 2019.
  4. Access to health for women and children in rural areas: 12500, this has been our biggest focus area and we have provided access to healthcare to 33057 women and children in rural areas.

JRF has trained 6602 rural women in different process of carpet making in order to equip them with skills through which they can get a sustainable source of livelihood at their doorstep.Post training, the artisans are provided with employment by incorporating them in the carpet value chain at different levels and processes. Considering a drop-out rate of 40 percent during the training, the number of beneficiaries who were able to gain sustainable livelihood are 2128. Jaipur Rugs Foundation will also ensure holistic development of these artisans by providing functional literacy to these women artisans, both old and new. We have worked towards expanding the existing centres to impart functional literacy to 858 rural women.Jaipur Rugs Foundation will also provide them with access to health facilities through periodic health camps which cater to the masses. Through our health camps, we have directly impacted 33057 women and children in the 600 villages of Rajasthan, Gujarat , Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh & Bihar. the biggest milestone is our partnership with NY based Social Enterprise Vision Spring and we have provided access to affordable eyecare at the door steps to 25000 people in two years and have commited to reach out to 50000 people in the coming year. Our vision is to provide access to eye care to every one in 600 villages.


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