Gender and Economic Benefits from Domestic Water Supply in Semi-Arid Areas: A Case Study in Banaskantha District, Gujarat, Western-India
Combining improved water-supply with micro-enterprise development has much potential to alleviate poverty in semi-ardi areas. This case study, implemented by the Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) in Banaskantha district (Gujarat, India), combines the revival of the piped water supply and traditional water sources with a micro-enterprise development program for female entrepreneurs.
KeywordsWater Supply Poverty Alleviation Gender Relation Water Collection Female Entrepreneur
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