Author:Femida Handy, Meenaz Kassam, Suzanne Feeney, and Bhagyashree Ranade

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Grass-Roots NGOs By Women for Women: The Driving Force of Development in India

By: Femida Handy, Meenaz Kassam, Suzanne Feeney, and Bhagyashree Ranade

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028615

ISBN: 0761935002

Condition: New


Adopting an inter-disciplinary approach, this book provides an in-depth understanding of why Indian NGOs run by women for women, tend to be successful. Based on first-hand observations spanning five years and interviews with 20 founders of NGOs, this book explores the factors that motivate and facilitate women entrepreneurship in the development sector. It examines the organizational structures that have evolved based on feminist ideology and the services provided (e.g. self-help groups and micro-finance). The authors also discuss the social impact of these NGOs in promoting both development... View more info