Hand in Hand India and Belstar Microfinance Limited came together to celebrate International Women’s day on 8th March 2021 to appreciate women’s contribution to the workforce and to launch a unique app designed for digital financial inclusion of women at the bottom of the pyramid.
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The Chief Guest for the virtual event was Flt Lt (Retd) Ms. Gunjan Saxena, India’s very own Kargil Girl. The event also witnessed the launch of the ‘Belstar Samrithi Mobile App’ for digital transactions by Ms Saxena in the presence of Dr Kalpana Sankar, Managing Trustee, Hand in Hand India and Managing Director, Belstar Microfinance Limited, Mr S Chandrasekar, Executive Director - Belstar Microfinance Limited, Mr. George M Jacob, Investor Director, Belstar Microfinance and other senior team members of both organizations. Launch was also followed by live demonstration and transaction using the app.
Dr. Kalpana Sankar, Managing Director, Hand in
Hand India, Said HIH India works with an integrated approach covering child
labour elimination, women’s empowerment, job creation, environment, access to
healthcare and skill development. While Hand in Hand India provides social
capital to women.