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SAFAL has initiated several micro enterprises and group enterprises for women's groups to enhanced income upgrade skills and build forward- backward linkages. Specifically trained women groups in  producing and marketing Sea Shell Products, Coir Products, Areca-nut leaf products, Electrical Choke making. helping them with identifying trends, raw material procurement, production planning, pricing, and sales.


SHG Name: Nijmukthi Hadapada Lingamma;

Town: Hungund; Taluka: Hungund; District: Bagalkot

  • Number of Persons working in SHGs: 20
  • Products: Handmade (Handloom)
  1. Ilkal Saree - Cotton Blends
  2. Ilkal Saree - Pure Silk
  3. Blouse Piece - Guledagudda Dobby
  4. Blouse Piece - Others
  • Production capacity each members – 5 to 15 (per Month). One silk saree takes 5-6 days, however one cotton blend saree takes 2 days to produce.
  • Material used in production: Yarn -Pure Cotton, Cotton Blend, Art Silk or Artificial silk (Rayon), Pure Silk
  • All raw material supplied to their place from Bangalore by vendors – Pure Cotton, Cotton Blend, Art Silk or Artificial silk (Rayon), Pure Silk
  • Sales channels: Local Shops, Exhibitions


Women SELF-HELP Group to produce and market SEA SHELL PRODUCTS.

SAFAL helped groups of 15-20 women in designing, making and selling seashells products (Lampshades, Keychains, Shell curtains, strings of shells and ornamental products like Ganesha idols, birds…etc.).

The products were later sold to many stores in Chennai and Bengaluru

  • Archies - candles, frames, gift jars
  • Boutiques like Kahawa, Serenity, Zinc..Etc.
  • William Penn - frames & candles
  • Super marts like Spar,Star bazaar,Landmark,Westside
  • Exhibitions like Dastakar, Delhi Haat..etc.