Veena Devi joined CORD as a team member at 18 years old in 1989. He first works as a dynamic young lady in CORD’s adolescent girls’ program. Later she joined the nodal program of CORD in organizing women’s groups called Mahila Mandals. She has been a dynamic leader of a team of grass-root women workers of CORD. Veena is very competent in building leaders of the Mahila Mandals. She has been a front-line team member in nurturing the Self-help Group within the Mahila Mandal since 1994. She has been a trainer for the institutional building of Mahila Mandals and Self-Help Groups not only for CORD but for other stakeholders.