Tiffin Delivery Service Spreads Message of Women Empowerment

Tiffin Delivery Service Spreads Message of Women Empowerment

Launch Box 17 is a tiffin delivery service operating in South Delhi. This was started in last May by 2 NGOs Swechha and Green the Gap. The tiffin service mostly employs the women of Jagadamba Camp and provides clean and tasty food to people of the locality at a reasonable price.
 
Neetu is a lady worker of this organisation and joined when she was 32. Her husband does not like her working and has not talked to her since last three months. On the other hand, she thinks that her confidence has improved after joining LB 17 and one day her husband will again accept her.
 
This tiffin service serves the area by providing hygienic food. The orders are taken through social sites or in person. Many of professionals are also dependent on this enterprise who are too tired after the hectic day. The normal menu serves rice, rotis, lentils and vegetables. Kheer is added to Monday menu whereas non-vegetarian dish for Friday meal. The payment is taken in advance and a home delivery facility is also available. The price of the meal is of the range Rs 80 to 100.
 
They have neither any Jugaad kitchen nor any investment. The team consists of 3 male and 4 female workers. They serve over 1,000 people and earn their livelihood. But the main benefit that they get is women empowerment. Working together has removed their shyness and has made them confident and smart. This tiffin service makes the women financially self-sustaining through the skills they know. 

 

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