The Kudumbashree model in Kerala which has a network of 4.3 million women is showing signs of fatigue as the network has not been able to climb the value chain of products, technology or services.
With a view to revitalise this social entrepreneurship network, Kerala State Women Development Corporation (KSWDC) has promoted a program called SANDESH
SANDESH is an entrepreneurship training program, jointly developed by Women Development Corporation, Government of Kerala in partnership with IL&FS Skills & Alterneit.
A programme like SANDESH has the potential to empower each candidate to further impact 50 people by way of generating employment through their enterprises. In the first phase of the program, SANDESH will train 1000 candidates and will have a direct and indirect impact on 50,000 people