2016 Plustrust Retreat for Rural Women Edupreneurs

Anand Bhavan in Udaipur was the picturesque setting for our workshop. The organising team, Smriti Kedia and Charu Bhatti , felt privileged to receive over 70 applications. They identified 18 potential fellows after a rigorous screening, including four young women from Madhya Pradesh and one from Uttar Pradesh besides 14 women from South Rajasthan .

Beginning with games and activities, participants actively engaged in discussions and activities to understand different approaches, differentiating clearly between charity, service delivery and enterprise. The field visits to NGOs in education and Animal Aid and the heritage walk to Udaipur city were exciting experiences and group members. Aided by the though provoking session form Ms Lakshmi Murthy, activists Ms. Manju , Ms. Sumitra and Ms Rukmini IAS, they wrestled with their project ideas to come up with specific goals