What are appropriate technologies for Smallholders?

The master mason, who despite being illiterate at times, is able to create unparalleled precision in the functioning of such…

‘A displaced marginal farmer from Karnataka is unlikely to be hired by Infosys’: P Sainath (in this Book Excerpt)

Traditional livelihoods can be made appealing/aspirational for the younger lot, when growth itself comes THROUGH JUSTICE.

Swaraj Jail University, Udaipur

It is a space for the learner-inmates to connect to their deeper purpose and passion.

Handloom saris produced with natural dyes hit the market

Will all weavers of cooperative societies in Udupi and Dakshina Kannada districts produce Udupi saris with natural dyes?

Tharangini – The Oldest Surviving Hand-Block Printing Studio in Bangalore

Tharangini works towards sustainability of the environment. This is commendable and desirable in other garment and dyeing factories.

Re-imagining Higher Education in the Jail

The project is foremost about making the jail into a exciting learning space which can re-establish the dignity of the…

In Kutch, Women Are Weaving a New Future for Themselves

New energy and perspective seen in designs and products, are transforming the already flourishing Vanaat.

Meet The Woman Whose Orchard Will Give Ladakh’s Stunning Handicrafts a New Home

An initiative to support all these local artisans, offer them business opportunities and help them to showcase, promote and sell…

Weaving a future, meter by meter

The opportunity to earn, using her weaving skills, and support her children’s education makes Sama happy.

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

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