What is a cooperative? A social enterprise where the members are workers, managers and decision makers of the enterprise. This model gives workers a collective voice and recognition. They are better able to access markets, and negotiate with employers.
SEWA Cooperative Federation has 106 member cooperatives, with 300,000 women in Gujarat. These span various sectors: agriculture, artisans, services, social security, finance and trade.
The Federation supports with capacity building, training, marketing, communication, digital inclusion, financial diagnostics.