New and Useful from the Old and Useless

The weavers use about 5 kilos of the fabric extracted from old clothes to create a bedcover or other article

Nila - A river and its relationships

A revival of traditional arts and crafts along the River Bharathapuzha in Kerala ...

Organic, handspun, handwoven: this muslin from Dindigul doesn’t get any better

What can be better than organic cotton, hand-spun, hand-woven and hand-dyed in organic colours?

थार की कसीदाकारी (in Hindi)

थार की कसीदाकारी से गांवों में महिलाओं के स्वयं सहायता समूह मजबूत बन गए हैं, वे बैंकों से आदान-प्रदान करती हैं।

A Village in Bengal Where Every Inmate is an Artist

The Patua painters also sing Pater Gaans which may relate to mythology and tribal rituals or to issues like preventing spread of HIV/AIDS.

From Crop to Garment: How Sustainable Producers Respect The Cotton Value Chain

Socio-environmental injustices often lead to social movements and activism led by those in the community who are determined to make a change.

जिसने बच्चों में उम्मीद के बीज बोए (in Hindi)

"... पूरी दुनिया के बच्चों को किताबें, वीडियो, मेरे बनाए खिलौनों को बनाना सीखने के तरीके मुफ्त में उपलब्ध कर सकूं..."

झोले में लायब्रेरी (in Hindi)

चहक की लायब्रेरी में चित्रकला, हाव-भाव के साथ कविता सुनाना, खेल-कूद करवाना और कहानी-कविता का नाट्य रूपांतरण आदि गतिविधियां भी होती हैं।

‘If anything engages me, it is a sense of wonder’

"The only way to answer the violence of our times, one hopes, is to initiate dialogue."

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