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Regd. Date:    13-02-1984 vide Regd. No :    3122/84-84

Chief Functionary : Runa Banerjee

Located in City : Lucknow of Uttar Pradesh State, India.
Address NGO Address : 474/1ka/4, Brahm Nagar Sitapur Road Lucknow - 226020

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Phone Phone : 0522-2743309
Mobile Mobile : 09415102206
Email Email : sewa_lko@rediffmail.com
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Website Website :  http://www.sewalucknow.org


NGO Activities : Revival of the famed traditional art of Chikankari which has reached a nadir in craft refinement as well as the living standards of its highly skilled artisans. Providing self employment to over 7000 women artisans Empowering women to bargain for their rights. Empowering rural women for understanding their political and legal rights Making the women confident of their ability to interact and take decisions on their own. Encouraging habit of savings among the most underprivileged sections of the society and providing them with avenues for efficient mobilization as women are credit worthy. Providing housing and repair loans to 500 women artisans, amounting Rs. 8500 to each women. The loan amount was paid back by the artisans to organization and SEWA-Lucknow repaid to HUDCO within stipulated time of 4 year. HUDCO appreciated the initiative by providing Bestowed award to SEWA-Lucknow. Improved 3 localities in the urban slum of Lucknow by providing Sewer lines, individual toilets, drainage, pavements, solid waste management and safe drinking water with community partnership. For attaining sustainability and long time maintenance, Community Based Organisations (CBOs) were formed and handed over to them. Since 1999 the project is still functioning very well. Linked 3416 under privileged people in the urban areas of Lucknow by providing Micro Finance amounting Rs. 165.54 lakhs under Micro Credit Programme . Linking 1520 women with Indian Bank as independent entrepreneurs Running a school up to standard eight for the children of the artisans for over two decades Mainstreaming of 5716 children in Government and Private school under the Janshala Programme in 2002-03. Establishing the Brand Equity of SEWA - Lucknow as a nationally and internationally accredited institution for products with finest quality and finish. Implementing an unique marketing strategy of the SEWA - Lucknow Being able to take up the products of the artisans to a level where the Miss India aspirants displayed them in a fashion show ( Femina India Bridal Show) in Mumbai. SEWA - Lucknow a member of the, International Federation for Alternative Trade (IFAT), The Netherlands Mainstreamed 180 girls in the age group of 9 to 14 years in the formal school through residential bridge course. Developing a cluster of 200 artisans for skill upgradation / development under AHVY Programme. Providing scholarship amounting Rs. 500 per month each to 292 as well as coaching support to Minority and Dalit girls.
NGO ID : 4003521158
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