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Indian villagers, part of a Self Help Group organisation, pose with... News PhotoGroup Therapy,Horizontal,Hyderabad - India,India,International Womens Day,Laptop,Mobile Phone,Portrait,Social Issues,Technology,Telephone,Village,Wireless TechnologyPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPIndian villagers, part of a Self Help Group (SHG) organisation, pose with mobile phones and laptops in Bibinagar village outskirts of Hyderabad on March 7, 2013, on the eve of International Women's day. Members of SHG's make small regular savings contributions over a few months until there is enough capital in the group to begin lending, and they use their mobiles and laptops to record financial transactions. SHG's are seen as instruments for a variety of goals including empowering women, developing leadership abilities among poor people, increasing school enrolments, and improving nutrition and the use of birth control. AFP PHOTO / Noah SEELAM (Photo credit should read NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images)