In South Asia, poor rural women have begun to set up lucrative new businesses

Across South Asia, our agriculture and rural development projects are helping transform the lives of poor rural women. From daily wage laborers they are now becoming entrepreneurs who generate jobs for others. Over the last decade, these projects have supported an estimated 5 million micro and small entrepreneurs, most of whom are women.   Asha, from Udaipur District in Rajasthan, used to sell ve...