Ahila Devi

Director of EMPOWER: WomenStrong Madurai

A postgraduate in agriculture, Ms. Ahila Devi has more than a decade’s experience in community banking programs, having worked with 14,000 poor families in urban contexts.

Ahila Devi, Director of EMPOWER: WomenStrong Madurai of WomenStrong International

A postgraduate in agriculture, Ms. Ahila Devi has more than a decade’s experience in community banking programs, having worked with 14,000 poor families in urban contexts. Ahila has promoted self-reliant federations capable of managing savings, credit, insurance and health programs and is an expert in organizing communities around urban development issues by building poor people’s competencies, so that they might take the lead in organizing livelihood and civic initiatives on behalf of their own communities.

Learn more about how Ahila began this work!