Amazon teams up with Mann Deshi Foundation and Confederation of Women Entrepreneurs (COWE), on the event of International Women’s Day, to support women entrepreneurship in the nation
With an end goal to additionally reinforce its spearheading program ‘Saheli’, Amazon India today declared partnerships with Mann Deshi Foundation and COWE (Confederation of Women Entrepreneurs). Gone for engaging women entrepreneurs related with these eminent associations, Amazon India will bolster these women to offer their items on the Amazon.in commercial center, the most went by and executed commercial center in India. Through these unions, Amazon India means to acquire a change the lives of more than 62000 women entrepreneurs the nation over, growing the program reach by 3 times since its dispatch in November a year ago.
Established in 1996, Mann Deshi Foundation chips away at sustaining and supporting country women entrepreneurs in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Karnataka with the information, abilities, valor, access to business sectors and funding to enhance their way of life. COWE, with more than 12 years of supporting women entrepreneurs, has been helping its individuals by the method for preparing, tutoring, making, showcasing and organizing stages. Through these partnerships, women entrepreneurs related with Mann Deshi Foundation and COWE will have the capacity to offer their items to Amazon.in clients through a devoted customer facing facade, ‘The Saheli Store’. Women entrepreneurs will get an opportunity to highlight remarkable items, for example, clothes, sustenance, home and kitchen frill, delivered locally by them on the Saheli store. Other than offering the enrolled women entrepreneurs an unparalleled reach to clients, Amazon Saheli will enable them to increase world-class coordinations and satisfaction offices to enable their organizations to take off. Women entrepreneurs under the program will have the capacity to appreciate a large number of advantages, for example, preparing, imaging and inventoriing administrations at no cost for dispatch sponsored referral charge, post dispatch account administration bolster and improved discoverability through particular retail facade.
Gopal Pillai, Director & GM, Seller Services, Amazon India said, “In line with our vision to transform how India buys and sells, we launched ‘Amazon Saheli’ last year to focus and address challenges faced by Indian women entrepreneurs and help them gain visibility and access to resources. We believe that e-commerce and specifically the e-marketplace model is a great avenue for women entrepreneurs to benefit from the fast-growing digital economy. We are excited to partner with organizations such as Mann Deshi and COWE, who share the same vision of supporting women entrepreneurs and help them become more economically robust. With the help of our notable partners, we can truly bring a change in the lives of thousands of women entrepreneurs.”
Propelled a year ago in November with SEWA and Impulse Social Enterprise, Amazon Saheli as of now has more than 900 items recorded by women entrepreneurs. Through the program, Amazon will direct broad preparing and aptitude advancement workshops for its partners to enable women entrepreneurs to comprehend subtleties identified with internet offering and, create abilities and capacities important to develop their business on Amazon.in. The preparation workshops will include sessions on posting of items, imaging and inventoriing, bundling and delivering, stock and record administration and client administration to give some examples. The workshops will be free of cost and will offer a few restrictive advantages including helped onboarding and mentorship programs.