Empowering Women, Empowering Communities

Aroti Lakra
Success Stories

There is something to be said about education, no matter what our circumstances are. No part of life today is easy without education. Even to work a manual labour job, like on the tea estate – we need to be able to...

Sep 29, 2017

The Resilient Community Project is an initiative launched by APPL Foundation in collaboration with Baptist Christian Hospital, at Hattigor and Majuli tea estates in Darrang district of Assam. It was set up with the intention of creating a healthy...

Jan 06, 2016
Mahmooda Khatoon
Success Stories

Fate dealt Mahmooda a cruel hand. Only 26 years old but she has seen how harsh the world can be. While still in school, her father married her off, as is the regular practice with so many young girls in this country. She stayed with her husband...

Jan 04, 2016
Success Stories

Devika Bora talks about the Rungamuttee Ladies Craft Centre

The Ladies Craft Centre at Rungamuttee was started in 1989 when Mr. G. Dua was the Senior Manager of the estate. In fact, it was his wife, Ms Dua, whose personal initiative to...

Jan 03, 2016
Success Stories

UNICEF and ETP have come together to launch an initiative with the objective of increasing knowledge, skills and confidence of young people, particularly girls in tea communities; improving their ‘life skills’ and protection within their...

Jan 03, 2016