UdyamStree is an initiative by the EdelGive Foundation. Through UdyamStree, we aim to bring forth the stories of entrepreneurial women in India and the economic and societal challenges faced by them. Our aim is to bring people together to communicate, collaborate and commit to enabling and empowering women across India to follow their dreams of becoming entrepreneurs, nation-builders and changemakers of the society.
You can download our state-wise findings and other key highlights from the study at here
You can download the Landscape Study by filling a small form on here
13 Indian states were taken into consideration for the study.
1235 women entrepreneurs were surveyed for this study.
It is a comprehensive report that highlights the various financial, familial, societal, and personal challenges faced by women entrepreneurs. The impact of Covid-19 on women-owned enterprises has also been highlighted in the report. The purpose of this study is to understand the factors that motivate women to start their own businesses and the different obstacles they come across in their journey of achieving financial independence.
It was established in 2008 as a philanthropic arm of the Edelweiss Group. It is one of India’s leading grant-making organizations, and a go-to partner of choice for Indian and foreign funders wanting to engage with the Indian development ecosystem. Over the last 13 years, EdelGive Foundation has supported over 150 organizations across 111 districts in 14 states of India.
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