BuzzBytes Kathua, December 22, 2023 – In a heartwarming success story, Prabha Khurana, a resident of Kathua, shared her transformative journey from adversity to prosperity through the UMEED program. Prabha and her group, initially struggling to make ends meet, found solace and support through UMEED, a government initiative designed to empower women and provide financial assistance.
Venturing into the world of handicrafts, Prabha and her group established a small cooperative, pooling their unique skills and talents. With the extensive training and mentorship provided by UMEED, they not only acquired the necessary skills for their craft but also gained confidence and self-belief in their abilities.
Under the UMEED program, the group received guidance on marketing, branding, and setting up distribution channels for their handmade products. Attending workshops and trade fairs, they gradually gained recognition and exposure in the market, leading to the success of their venture.
Prabha proudly stated, “UMEED not only transformed our financial status but also gave us a sense of purpose and dignity. We now feel empowered and confident in our abilities to overcome any hurdle that comes our way.”
Encouraged by their success, Prabha and her group are now taking the initiative to mentor and support other aspiring entrepreneurs in their community, exemplifying the ripple effect of government initiatives like UMEED.