A collective of SHGs are called Federations. There are nine Cluster Level Federations functioning. The CLF are with its own management and supports individual SHGs. Most SHGs are part of a federation that helps them with good governance and financial monitoring and promotes new groups where needed. One of the main objectives of the Federation is to sustain the Self Help Groups. The Cluster level Federation’s meeting is held on monthly basis.
GROUPS TO SUE MIT MONTHLY REPORTS TO CLF
The Self Help Groups submit monthly financial Statements to Cluster Level Federation during monthly review meeting. The reports are supportive to analyze remittance of savings, repayment of loan and interest, bank transactions, Cash on hand, loan disbursement, attendance and other issues in the group. 60% of the groups submitted their group monthly financial statements and monthly performance reports.
CAPACITY BUILDING TRAINING FOR CLF LEADERS
ICEP activities were planned with the support of CLF leaders and orientation given to them for better implementation. The Capacity building trainings to the CLF leaders were conducted on SHG management and governance.