Promotion of People Institutions

Self help Group

Self Help Group is one of the formal people institution and microfinance institution which enables the poor and marginal families in rural villages & urban slums to mainstream with the formal banking system. SAND has experience in promoting and mainstreaming SHGs. They have promoted the SHGs and inculcating saving practices among the poor women in the working villages.

Hence, SAND has facilitated bank linkages for the SHGs promoted in the working villages by networking with the nationalized banks available in the nearby villages.

Hence, SAND has facilitated bank linkages for the SHGs promoted in the working villages by networking with the nationalized banks available in the nearby villages.

Such a way the promotion of SHGs in the villages were support the poor women in the village towards fulfilling their credit needs for various purposes such as,

  • Education
  • Health
  • Debt redemption
  • Agriculture needs
  • Business inputs, etc

Further, the SHGs in each of the villages will be grouped under Cluster structure which will be at panchayat level. The cluster will have representatives from each group will be act as the executive committee and there will be a board of directors will be among all the executive committee members. The members of all the SHGs will be part of the General Committee. The cluster structure will be help in supporting the SHGs to facilitate financial discipline in terms of loans and repayments. It also supports in terms of problem solving, quality assurance, loan appraisal, member appraisal, etc

Sivagangai Sanitary Worker Union

Sivagangai sanitary workers union is a registered body under Labour union act, 1926 on July, 2022. As per the guidelines we renewed our registration for next year. SAND trust also guided us to involve in ground level actions for the welfare of the scavengers of Sivagangai district. We also improved the administrative efficiency through proper documentation and increasing the strength of the union.