Swot Analysis Of SEWA

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STRUCTURE SEWA is a registered trade union under the Indian Trade Unions Act (1926) which provides membership to freelancer women workers. The self-employed are those who do not share a permanent employee-employer relationship and who are depended on their own labour for surviving. Even though they are having issues like illiteracy, poverty, vulnerability and lack of assets; they contribute to a major amount of GDP of our nation. ₹5/year is the fee for membership. It have a two-tier structure of elected representative for governing organisation. One member from 100 members of a trade is elected and they then form the Trade Council (Pratinidhi Mandal). There also Trade Committees (Dhandha Samiti) in each trade which can have 15-50 members. Meetings…show more content…
Amongst the executive members, the selection of trade unions’ office bearers is done. President is chosen from the trade having largest number of memberships. SEWA MOVEMENT SEWA runs its movement through several National and State level cooperatives and alliances. 1. Cooperatives – there are 84 cooperatives in Gujarat which include dairy cooperatives, artisan cooperatives, service and labour cooperatives, land-based cooperatives and trading and vending cooperatives. Women share of capital and obtain employment. An elected body of working members in a democratic way runs the cooperatives. One woman can hold membership of different…show more content…
These services are provided in decentralised and reasonable manner. The workers pay for these services which help in economic vitality of other supportive services. 1. Banking services – SEWA operates its own cooperative bank – Swashrayi Mahila Sewa Sahakari Bank. The self-employed women runs the bank as share-holders. An elected board of women workers formulates the policies for the bank. It aims to meet the life cycle needs of poor women by providing loans, account facility, pension and fixed deposits. 2. Health care – SEWA provides both education on health and medical care. It coordinates and collaborates with government for certain health services like immunization, family planning, referral care, tuberculosis, micronutrient supplementation etc. SEWA has promoted Midwives’ and Health Cooperatives to provide the health care services. The midwives of villages are trained to be the “barefoot doctors”. Health care is centred on women only – reproductive, nutritional, maternal, mental and occupational health care. 3. Child care – SEWA runs centres for infants and children through local organisations and cooperatives. It has also linked it services with Integrated Child Development Services and the Social Welfare

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