About LEAP

PRADAN is happy to announce "LEAP - Livelihoods Enhancement through market Access and women emPowerment", a two-year project supported by a philanthropic grant from the Walmart Foundation that aims to impact lives and livelihoods of 45,000 small holder women farmers (population of about 225,000 people), across the states of Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal in India. About 70 per cent of these target communities would be from the indigenous communities, recognised as Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Scheduled Caste (SC) communities and the remaining would be from the Other Backward Classes (OBC) communities.

Registered FPOs

Mahila Farmer Producer Company Ltd
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Ranibandh Mahila Producer Company Ltd
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AAMON Mahila Chasi Producer Company Ltd.
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Banspal Farmers Producer Company Ltd.
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