Surekha Kalel is a mother of two, from a small village called Jambhulni in Maharashtra, India. With school fees, drought, and health bills, her earnings from farming could not match the needs of her family.
After taking a course at our Business School, Surekha saw a market for goat breeding. Now she carries out inseminations for farmers in five different villages and can afford to send her children to an English-medium school.
Surekha's success has made her a community leader. She teaches classes in goat inseminations, so other women can become drought-independent.
We work in rural Maharashtra and Karnataka. We focus on women who earn less than $2 a day, from marginalized castes. However we also run programs for children and the broader community.