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Empowering LGBTQIA+ : Creating Micropreneurs

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BACKGROUND

India, a land of rich diversity and cultural tapestry, is witnessing a growing movement towards inclusivity and recognition of the LGBTQIA+ community. However, despite legal advancements like the decriminalization of homosexuality, the community still faces significant challenges in accessing equal opportunities, particularly in the realm of employment and entrepreneurship. Despite these challenges, the LGBTQIA+ community in India demonstrates immense entrepreneurial potential. A 2020 study by NASSCOM Foundation: https://www.nasscomfoundation.org/ found that 14% of LGBTQIA+ individuals are already entrepreneurs or self-employed.

The LGBTQIA+ community often confronts societal prejudices, discrimination, and limited access to resources that hinder their economic progress. Through this project, we aspire to provide a platform where individuals can not only overcome these challenges but also thrive by channeling their creativity, skills, and aspirations into sustainable entrepreneurial ventures.

 

PROJECT RATIONALE

In our commitment to fostering inclusivity and equal opportunities, our project aims to address the specific challenges encountered by the LGBTQIA+ community in India through entrepreneurship and self-employability initiatives. Named GARIMA: Empowerment Through Entrepreneurship and Self-Employability, this program seeks to establish a supportive ecosystem that promotes economic independence, eliminates discriminatory barriers, and drives entrepreneurial success among LGBTQIA+ individuals.

United Way India, in partnership with our ground partner, seeks donor support to empower the most marginalized members of the LGBTQIA+ community through this impactful initiative.

 

GOAL & OBJECTIVES

Goal: Empowering 300 LGBTQIA+ across Hyderabad/ Kolkata metro-city in India through enhancing entrepreneurial capabilities.

Objectives: This project proposal aims to address this critical gap by empowering LGBTQIA+ individuals in India through entrepreneurship and self-employability initiatives

BENEFICIARIES

a.    DIRECT BENEFICIARIES  300 LGBTQA+

b.    INDIRECT BENEFICIARIES: 1200 indirect beneficiaries.

United Way India urges you to support our efforts. Pledge your support and donate now!

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