Summary of Program Activities...
Assisi's projects focus on women.
Women are the most vulnerable people in poor Indian communities. When a husband dies or is unable to earn a wage, women are left to rely on the goodwill of relatives or others to provide sustenance for their families. ...more
Establishing small scale businesses
Assisi also provides training to enable Groups to commence small-scale business enterprises. ...more
Live & Learn Environmental Education Cambodia Project visit
Assisi Aid Projects Inc initiated and coordinated a site visit and seminar in Cambodia to help Assisi Australia's Indian partners, Assisi Farm & Training Centre (AFTC), share their 30 years of experience in village community development with our new Cambodian partners Live & Learn Environmental Education (LLEE). The visit was also an opportunity to test whether there are any lessons and learnings that may be applicable across the programs. ...more
Maternal and Child Health
In Timor-Leste, Rotary Melbourne , Alola Foundation. ...more
Microcredit operates within Self Help Groups
Microcredit focuses on financial development and complements the personal and social development fostered within Self Help Groups. ...more
A university course at Holy Cross College Trichy India ...more
Strengthening Self Help Groups (SHGs)
Self Help Groups (SHGs) are formal networks which enable members to access information and new ideas. They also provide training and assistance in the skills required to eventually run their own businesses.
Sustainable Tribal Empowerment Program (STEP)
The Sustainable Tribal Empowerment Program (STEP) concluded in 2009. In 2008-2009 Assisi allocated $56,875 to STEP which included an AusAID subsidy of $33,000. ...more