For many years, Vandana a single mother struggled to provide a comfortable life to her child. She needed to make some changes, starting with earning a decent living.
Vandana saw Hindustan Unilever’s Prabhat Livelihood Centre in Khamgaon, Maharashtra as a great opportunity. When she enrolled at the centre for a Beauty course, there was no looking back. After rigorous training, she launched her beauty business from home, then began to offer beauty services on call.
Today, Vandana can sustain herself and provide a better future for her child. Her journey to empowerment serves as a beacon of hope for women who find it challenging to provide for their family.
About Project Prabhat:
Project Prabhat, the *USLP-linked community development initiative of Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL), aims to build sustainable and inclusive communities around HUL sites. In the last five years, through focussed efforts on enhancing livelihood, water conservation and health & well-being, it has touched 2.95 million lives across 30+ locations and has over 5000 HUL employee volunteers involved in it.
*About the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan (USLP):
The Unilever Sustainable Living Plan (USLP) is our blueprint for achieving our vision to grow our business, whilst decoupling our environmental footprint from our growth and increasing our positive social impact. The Plan sets stretching targets, including how we source raw materials and how consumers use our brands. The plan has three big goals:
- Improving health & well-being for more than 1 billion
- Reducing environmental impact by ½
- Enhancing Livelihoods for millions
Read about the USLP