TNRTP focuses on households represented by women as the unit of planning. The project targets households which possess a basic level of assets, resources, and skills that can be invested in to enable income increase from value-added economic opportunities. All project beneficiary households will have SHG membership (self or family member). Capable and willing SHG members who can leverage the business ecosystem created by the project will benefit from support for individual enterprises, membership of PCs, and/or skills for self or wage employment.
TNRTP will also specifically focus on eligible households from socially and culturally disadvantaged groups are able to harness their existing assets, skills, and resources for greater incomes with the TNRTP investments that help to:
Break their entry barriers to value-added economic activities
Ensure fuller/greater participation in economic decision-making process
Enhance access to finance, markets, technology, and related support services
Grow and graduate current economic activities to value-added ones with higher returns