IT’S NOT ABOUT CRAFT
The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken India`s economy to the core. Though everyone has taken a hit, some have been hit more than others. The rural artisans are amongst those severely impacted. According to government figures, there are an estimated seven million artisans in India, however other
There had been lots written about Doodle Art across the world as to how it is distressing and can be meditative. This is also found to be hip and Spiffy used in many accessories by World famous Designers. I thought we could use the Doodle Art into our Block Prints and our Embroideries which further gets shaped into Products. To develop
Villages of District Purulia is primarily forested all around. Thes Forests are lush Green and full of herbal plants that may be the reason most of the Tribals took care of themselves with no hospitals for miles in these villages. Forest is full of Wild Elephants besides other small animals. Indha happened in the community because of Mother Lode “Literacy India”. It set up shop with a centre opening in Village Lowakui, Block Baghmundi, District
Its been sometime since I wrote about our Social Venture “INDHA” which aims at empowering underserved women and makes sure it builds sustainability in its overall growth.INDHA`s prevailing belief in people and its planet made the overall progress slow yet had been able to create a whole lot of awareness about its work on various products.
Businesses don’t thrive on these, do they ? its all about how much Profit you made with the Capital in hand. The
Here is another inspiring story of an Indha woman whose amazing works of creativity is now a part of many of Indha’s products. I would like to introduce her as an artist who expresses joie de vivre in her paintings.
Shellie Singh Rana, my old time friend was all game to join us, for her beautiful paintings were to become an integral part of the eclectic designs of Indha products. Most importantly, she was happy in becoming an INDHA
It’s not easy to come up with a blog which people will read and enjoy. I found that the doodle of ” from the horse’s mouth” would draw a comic curiosity & add a flavor to INDHA`s stories. It was almost ten odd years ago at our center at Village Daulatabad, while sitting with the women who were being trained on sewing & tailoring, I got into a dialogue with them about how would most of them use
Studying what a child is inclined towards, is a field of research in itself. At Literacy India, I had the golden chance of working with children coming from heterogeneous backgrounds. Some children have an eternal love connection with busy streets and the fast life, probably because it gives them an adrenaline rush to just be in that kind of environment. Most of these children coming from disadvantaged backgrounds are invariably pushed by fate to do menial work for survival.
Catriona Dempster, learnt about Indha Craft last year and was quite curious about the organization & its work. A Team Director & Manager at Kuoni Paris, her company’s primary tourism destination happens to be India. As a result, Catriona visits our country frequently and made up her mind to visit Indha Craft’s main centre, on her next trip.
Ever since its inception, Indha has joined hands with numerous corporate agencies, donors and partners. One of our most
Limca Book Of Records 2014
PEOPLE OF THE YEAR-14
CAPT INDRAANI SINGH
Capt Indraani Singh who joined Indian Airlines in 1986 went on to become the first woman in Asia to fly an Airbus 320 and the world’s first woman commander of a wide-bodied Airbus 300. Along with her passion for flying, she also carried a heart brimming with compassion for the deprived. In 1996, Indraani along with a few others founded the Literacy India Trust with
It is that time of the year, again. Our homes are decorated with candescent lights and diyas. We’ve browsed through almost every gifting catalogue and visited every confectionery possible.The night sky resembles a canvas splattered with bright colours and pastel smoke.
Yes, Diwali, one of the largest and brightest festivals in India is right around the corner.
To create a memorable gifting experience for all our buyers, this season, Indha Craft has designed an eclectic array