On 05th January 2015 we invited students from Enactus Society at Hans Raj College to demonstrate a new social enterprise product that they are launching to Mr. Kapil Singh from Support Foundation and Mr. Anil Kumar from Netherlands Leprosy Relief Foundation (NLR). The Enactus members are looking for unemployed people to assemble a low-cost water… Continue reading Enactus Students demonstrate a new social enterprise product to MESH
Cotton is perceived as ‘the fabric of our lives’. We come in contact with cotton-made material in our daily lives. CRC took yet another step in the right direction and turned attention to promoting, developing and marketing organic cotton made products – one of its kind in the hand-woven product arena in Fair Trade! Growing… Continue reading Refashioning Cotton the Organic Way – A CRC Story
Fair Trade Forum India member organisation Literacy India participated in the Quo Vadis 2015 organised by the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade. We got the opportunity to represent FTF-I stall from 24th to 25th January, 2015. In this two day event Mr Subrat Kumar took the charge of the stall from FTF-I and Mr Doliram… Continue reading FTF-I @IIFT
With the aim to empower the people, especially who belong to tribal communities a community Radio was started. The main motive behind this initiative is to improve the social, environmental and economic status of the indigenous communities of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve by enabling them to find their own voice via the medium of Community… Continue reading Voice of the community: Radio Kotagiri
FAIR Trade awareness workshop was conducted by Sasha, Kolkata for their producer groups in SELF HELP and KOILAGHAT. The workshop is a continuation of the Gender Sensitization programs being conducted with their artisans and producer groups and to make them aware of gender related issues.
Along with Keystone, Bhaanumathi from Dhaatri, Vishakhapatnam and Rahul Choudhary from Legal Initiative for Forest and Environment (LIFE) partner for the same project were present for the workshop which spoke of mainly the Right to Information act (RTI) and the National Green Tribunal (NGT), two main acts support the accessibility of information and the redressal of… Continue reading Grievance redressal and FRA workshop at Keystone Foundation, Kotagiri
Karnataka proudly showcased the Channapatna Lacware Handicraft to the whole nation and to the entire world watching Republic Day Parade on 26th January 2015, at New Delhi. Toys of FTF-I member Maya Organic Dupport Services, based in Bangalore shared the space along with other Channapatna toys. Maya Organic Toys – HeeHaw, Bovow and Bibbo are… Continue reading Maya organic- Maya Organic Toys selected as gifts for Barack Obama