SEWA Bharat is part of the national SEWA movement. Established in 1984, it is a national federation of SEWA organizations of women working in the informal economy. SEWA Bharat emerged out of the need to address the SEWA movement’s challenges with geographical expansion and coordination. SEWA Bharat is comprised of a family of SEWA organizations to further informal women workers’ rights, livelihoods, financial independence, education, health and social security.
SEWA Bharat works with informal sector workers like street vendors, agricultures, domestic workers, daily wage labourers etc. SEWA Bharat will support those who do not have a ration card, identification cards and are left out by the scope government’s support system. SEWA Bharat routinely arranges upskilling workshops for its members. These skills range from digital capacity building, to photography and such in order to support their livelihood.