The P.A.C.E. program trains female garment workers in soft skills and life skills such as financial awareness, problem solving, reproductive health, and decision making. Our evaluation of this program shows that investing in the life skills of female garment workers delivers measurable ROI to businesses.
Garment factories in India rarely control for temperature or pollution. How important is it in driving productivity and improving the work environment?
S.T.I.T.C.H. (Supervisors' Transformation Into Change Holders) is a soft-skills training for line supervisors on factory floors. It addresses issues of abuse and harassment and team productivity to improve workplace outcomes and the general work environment.
Young female garment workers (FGWs), especially migrants often have low blood hemoglobin levels, resulting in persistent weakness and fatigue, affecting their energy levels, and overall physical and mental wellbeing. How do we improve adherence and take-up of iron tablets amongst anemic women?
Through randomized controlled trial we are trying to understand the impacts of rural training centers on women, their households and their communities.
What combination of skills and traits make for a good manager, specifically in a manufacturing setting in a developing country? We matched two years’ data on daily, line-level production from 6 garment factories to find out how various managerial traits of a supervisor affect worker productivity.
Indian garment companies often hire rural women, and their relocation from villages to cities is a significant transition for the workers and the company.