The opportunities for widows to rebuild their lives and support their dependents are shockingly restricted in many countries, with bans on employment, removal of assets, violence, and discrimination being commonplace. This is why The Loomba Foundation recognizes that generating livelihoods can play a crucial role in ensuring the current and future welfare of widows and their families. It helps widows to finally take the reins of their lives into their own hands.

By providing widowed women with the economic means to independently support themselves, we successfully address several areas of their needs:

  • Reducing and eliminating poverty
  • Providing for children’s education
  • Empowering them to transform their relationship with members of their own community and society at large

 

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