God’s economy never fails | Global Sisters Report

 God’s economy never fails | Global Sisters Report

Assam, a state in northeastern India, is known for its wildlife, archeological sites and tea gardens. But another resource here is the Women’s Development Centre (WDC) — the social work wing of the Sisters of the Cross of Chavanod — which, according to our records, has reached out to 4,870 families and about 24,250 persons in this state.

The inspiration of Archbishop Emeritus Thomas Menamparampil of Guwahati, the Women’s Development Centre began in 1999 to empower women leaders from the remote villages of northeast India, motivating them to improve their situation and to solve their problems. More than 100 women leaders from all over northeast India have learned how to form self-help groups and how to tap government resources for their sustainability. They became the catalyst for social change and development in the villages.

We have helped 525 tribal girls who are school dropouts complete their secondary…

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