Amazon India announced the launch of ‘Amazon Saheli’ a pioneering programme that is aimed at empowering and enabling women entrepreneurs from across India who will now have a new platform to reach out to new customers.
Amazon has launched this in collaboration with SEWA (Self-Employed Women Association) and Impulse Social Enterprise.
Women entrepreneurs associated with these partner organisations will be able to offer their products to Amazon.in customers through a dedicated storefront, ‘The Saheli Store’.
It will comprise of handicrafts, apparel, handbags and home décor items all that have been produced locally.
The store will gradually scale up to onboard women entrepreneurs selling in different product categories.
Amazon Saheli will also help women gain world-class logistics and fulfilment facilities to help their business grow and under the program they will be able to enjoy a lot of benefits such as subsidized referral fees, free imaging, and cataloging during launch, account management and post-launch support etc.
Extensive training programme and workshops will be conducted for women to help them understand online selling and develop skills & capabilities necessary to grow their business on Amazon.in.
All of this proves that this program will be very beneficial and profitable for the women entrepreneurs.