Livelihood Project for J&K flood affected families

CIIF has initiated a project to ensure women, widows, persons with disabilities and BPL families in the Baramulla and Bandipora districts in the state of Jammu and Kashmir resume life as it was prior to the J&K floods in 2014.
130 vulnerable families in 37 villages
of Baramulla and Bandipora

The project, supported by Godrej and Boyce, is supporting 130 vulnerable families in 27 villages through new/ alternate livelihood support as well as strengthen and develop existing livelihoods. The beneficiaries are given different livelihood options such as sheep rearing, items of embroidery, and items of tailoring, items in provision store etc, thus increasing their monthly income by INR 2500- 3000. The livelihood offerings are need based in consultation with the beneficiaries. The project is focusing on developing group enterprises and also linking them up with market to make these groups self-reliant.