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Here is this 26-year-old's quest to substitute plastic packaging with eco-friendly sabai grass

The initiative Chandni Khandelwal, a graduate from NIFT Bhubaneswar, started is called Ecoloop and she works with 200 female artisans in Odisha to come up with eco-friendly packaging material

Published on 22nd September 2021
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Meet Maria Kuriakose, whose start-up Thenga fashions coconut shells into the perfect gift

Thenga was set up in 2020 when Maria Kuriakose discovered that she could reuse Kerala's favourite fruit while employing local artisans who are experts in the industry

Published on 6th July 2021
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How a 25-year-old and 150 artisans from Rajasthan are redefining the world of handmade candles

In the long run, the goals of Tanushree Jain, who hails from Jaipur, Rajasthan, are pretty simple — she hopes to make the life of everyone around her better by offering them livelihood opportunities

Published on 14th June 2021
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Here's how social impact platform Yes!poho is helping weavers, artisans with basic medical kits

Yes!poho is a social impact platform aimed at improving the livelihoods of weavers and artisans across the country

Published on 7th June 2021
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This women-led cooperative is changing the pashmina history of Ladakh. Here's how

Reviving a craft is not just about giving the artisans a platform but also helps them grow and keep updating themselves. Here, the women are the self-taught designers  

Published on 16th March 2021
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Annahmol is a label that has been inspired by the colours and traditions that hold Kerala together

Annah Chakola created her brand by researching the traditions and cultural practices that have been followed in Kerala through the years by interacting with local artisans

 

Published on 1st February 2021
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This NGO run by Mysuru college students works for every social cause and this year, it is plastic 

Adarsh Ramesh from Mysuru started ReachOut, an organisation that is completely run by students for the betterment of society. He also runs Desi Adda to promote handicrafts made by artisans 

Published on 24th January 2021
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How Vocal For Local Toys shares the work of traditional toymakers for a newer generation

Pete Jaison speaks about the website he set up in an attempt to revive the age-old Indian tradition of toy-making and how he is working with artisans to preserve the culture

Published on 19th October 2020
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This mother-daughter duo from Puducherry ramped up work with artisans during the lockdown to create stunning stoneware pottery

Glaze is a glass-like substance that clay products are sometimes coated with to add a non-porous, decorative coating. And this is how it is changing the game for pottery, artisans and the duo  

Published on 3rd September 2020
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Unnati masks made by rural women with assistance from IIT Kanpur finds huge market online

Brand Unnati was created so that these products made by rural women and artisans could reach the end-users directly

Published on 20th July 2020
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The lockdown has hit Dharavi's artisans making totes for Chamar Studio hard. Here's how you can help

Chamar Studio was launched by an artist Sudheer Rajbhar in 2017. It employs the artisans from the Chamar caste in Dharavi

Published on 16th May 2020
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Support the Indian artisan during lockdown using Antaran's 'advance' booking idea

Artisans from Odisha, Assam, Nagaland, Andhra Pradesh and other states have registered with Antaran and sell their handloom on their website. And in this time of distress, they are still able to sell

Published on 20th April 2020
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COVID-19: Now tribal artisans are making masks ensuring both safety and livelihood

The ministry has decided to extend this helping hand such that the artisans could have a livelihood and also helps in ensuring safety among the people

Published on 12th April 2020
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This Bengaluru NGO has started a relief fund to help weavers, artisans get funds to tide over the loss of biz during lockdown

The Shreni Relief Fund, started by Shreni Community Trust, a non profit in Bengaluru, aims to provide direct monetary support to weavers and artisans amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Published on 8th April 2020
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How Sibanand Bhol's Collective Art is keeping Odisha's artisans from extinction

Artisans in Odisha have a safe haven in Collective Craft which engages them with contemporary projects and treats them with the dignity they deserve

Published on 17th August 2018

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