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STARS promote SHGs in Kozhikode, Wayanad and Kannur districts. And we also promote small scale income generation programs through the groups. STARS SHGs’ Objectives are to form and strengthen micro level people’s structures like SHGs and federations, to assure optimum utilization of local finance for income generation and entrepreneurial activities and to promote the capacity building of staff and people’s leaders for people’s bank management. Main strategies of the working with SHGs are Promotion and strengthening of SHG s& federations, Promotion of thrift, savings & credit.

STARS has formed and strengthened SHGs in Kozhikode, Wayanad and Kannur districts. Over the period 15 SHGs were formed and strengthened in these districts. The members were facilitated to thrift, savings and credit activities, trained, motivated and supported to start income generation projects such as Poultry farm, Goat Rearing, Dairy, etc. extensive awareness classes and trainings were given to the members and leaders of the SHGs on various subjects and themes. Training on Herbal Medicine preparation was organized in many SHGs and motivated the members to prepare the medicines in their groups.

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