Women Empowerment through Entrepreneurship- CSR Projects India

Last Updated:  20/06/2019


Project Pitch By: Children’s LoveCastles Trust


Proposed Project Title

Women Empowerment through Entrepreneurship


Thematic Area

Gender equality, women empowerment , senior citizens and economically backward groups

Sub Thematic Area

Women Empowerment

Project Synopsis

Children’s LoveCastles Trust aims to focus on entrepreneurship and empowerment of women in Karnataka through the CLT Women Entrepreneurship programme. The objective of this programme is to equip about 25 women in Karnataka with the necessary skillset and training in order to make them self-employed/entrepreneurs. This scheme works towards the employability of women by strengthening their association by providing them tools which include information, training and other supporting measures.

Overview of the Proposed Project

Estimated Budget
INR 1.0 Cr - INR 5.0 Cr
Proposed Location

Key Project Partners
Government,Academic Institute,Companies

Project Status


Beneficiary Type (Primary): Women
Beneficiary Type (Secondary): Women
Estimated No. of Beneficiaries: Upto 100 Individuals
Status of Baseline Survey: Under Process

Proposed Project Description

Women constitute around half the total (48 percent) Indian population but their participation in the economic activities is only 25 percent. This disparity directly affects the economic growth of the country. CLT’s aim is to provide training to women for skill development in order to facilitate them to obtain employment on a sustained basis. The purpose of this programme is to empower women from underserved backgrounds in society.

The key elements of the project are as follows:

  • To conduct programmes for women to stimulate entrepreneurial attitude.
  • To provide support and counselling in terms of training and leadership-          
  • To enable assistance in setting up a business.



Salient Features

  1. To conduct programmes for women to stimulate entrepreneurial attitude.
  2. To provide support and counselling in terms of training and leadership.
  3. To enable assistance in setting up a business.

About Children’s LoveCastles Trust


CLT India, established in 1997 and registered as the Children's LoveCastles Trust, is a not for profit organization focused on bringing the best educational resources to underserved communities. In its two decades of existence, CLT has arrived at a scalable model that carries digital STEM content in regional languages to classrooms in the most remote areas of Karnataka and Rajasthan. By designing interactive pedagogy for critical subjects like Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, and delivering by means of a purpose-built low-cost technological platform, CLT works within a community of caring partners to enhance learning and achieve better educational outcomes for millions of students across all economic, social and geographic settings. CLT has already reached its work to one million students through a network of 40,000 teachers and using this experience it aims to bring in women into the entrepreneurial fold.


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