About WAFD




(Registered under the Societies Registration ACT XXI of 1860, No. 9670 dated September 18, 1978)

WAFD is a women centric organization focusing on rural women and their challenges. Assisting the women economically through micro credit and empowering them through Mahila Mandals and Self Help Groups (SHGs) and partnering with our socio technical partner INSEDA to create affordable simple and sustainable technologies.

Our Work

WAFD has been implementing and teaching people about “eco village development”(EVD) since the last 15 years. Our EVD Components are:

  • Solar Poly Green House
  • Heera Cookstove
  • Biogas plant
  • Compost basket
  • Solar dryer
  • Roof water harvesting
  • Organic farming & Kitchen garden
  • Tree plantation
  • Bee Keeping

In the urban areas WAFD is working with a small group of 1500 women to help them get access to small credit. This small credit is to help them set up some income generation activity so women can earn some income, and their image and respect within the family and society increases. Small credit are provided towards :

  • Education for their children for School, College/ Universities, Vocational Training etc
  • Health and Welfare of the family
  • Other personal needs

Our Activities

  • Climate change and how it affects women
  • Eco village development (EVD)
  • Micro credit for economically weaker section of rural and urban women, education and health purposes.
  • Empowerment of women through Mahila Mandals and SHGs