Walmart Foundation announces $1.2 million grant to transform Rural India

by PTI

Walmart Foundation on Thursday announced a grant of $1.2 million (nearly Rs 10 crore) to the Transform Rural India Foundation to aid improving livelihoods of 15,000 women rural farmers in Uttar Pradesh by increasing their average base income.

The grant will be used in a two-year project that will primarily focus on creating ten self-sustainable women-led FPOs (farmer producer organisation) and a platform for women farmers to strengthen and diversify their livelihoods, the foundation said in a statement.

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