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SELF-RELIANT GROUPS - A ROUTE TO INCOME GENERATION FOR THOSE STRUGGLING WITH UNEMPLOYMENT SELF-RELIANT GROUPS - A ROUTE TO INCOME GENERATION FOR THOSE STRUGGLING WITH UNEMPLOYMENT
05/05/2014
The concept of self-reliant groups is not new in the developing world – it is a model which is widely and effectively used throughout the Indian Sub-continent, Africa, South America etc as a means of tackling poverty amongst their poorest communities, referred to in these places as self-help groups. I have described some of these in previous blogs after I visited them on my recent trip to India. In the developed world and especially in the UK it is not so well known at all. In the UK there is only one other organisation operating the model – see www.wevolution.org.uk...

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