Why women decide to join the Women on Wheels programme? What challenges they need to overcome and what impact the programme has on their lives? Read the real stories of women who have achieved amazing transformations of their lives.


Fighting opposition

Mamta Jangid, a 19 year old from Ajmer (Kekri tehsil), heard of the Women on Wheels programme through Mahila Jan AdhikarSamiti, with which she has been involved in the past. Despite economic difficulties, her parents are supportive of her education,[...]

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Making wheels dance

Twenty-year-old Dhaneshwari from Kishangarh, Ajmer has an avid interest in dancing. Married at the young age of fifteen, and a domestic violence survivor, the young girl studied till 9th class and lives with her parents. Her husband and his family[...]

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A daughter can make family proud too

Nirma is the oldest child of her parents, and was only educated till class 9 as her father and his family do not believe in educating their girls. This led to friction between Nirma’s father and mother. Nirma was unable[...]

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Fighting family pressures

Twenty four year old Sanam dropped out of a high school. Her mother supported her to learn driving through Azad Foundation. But her father and elder brother pressured her to get married – her family engaged Sanam to her cousin[...]

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