Purkal Stree Shakti participates in an exhibition ‘A Hundred Hands’
Purkal Stree Shakti Samiti, participated in an exhibition organized by ‘A HUNDRED HANDS, the Monsoon Collection, Bangalore from 06th August to 09th August, 2015. With no middlemen involved, the artists and designers directly met in this display and sale platform for the products ranging from quilts to bags, jackets to stalls, laptop bags, purse and many more.
A Hundred Hands is a non-profit trust whose mission is to help and encourage people/artisans directly involved in the creation of handmade art, crafts and homemade foods, to earn a fair and sustainable livelihood from their work.
Karinval Fietsa, Indore
Purkal Stree Shakti Samiti participated in Karnival Fiesta, a two day event being held from 04th July to 05th July, 2015 at Hotel Sayaji, Indore in India. A wide range of products were displayed, with a noticeable good footfall.
Products of Purkal Stree Shakti were also displayed at Craft Bazaar, an exhibition organized by Council of Tamil Nadu from 08th to 13th July, 2015.
Craft Bazaar Council of Tamil Nadu works with a mission to help in ensuring sustainable livelihood through crafts and helps families and artisans through providing opportunity for education and training.
Participation in ‘Chor Bazaar’, Kolkata
In Kolkata, Purkal Stree Shakti displayed their products in an exhibition ‘Chor Bazaar’ at The Oberoi Grand from 26th June to 27th June, 2015.
Vastra Vibha, Hyderabad
Purkal participated in a three day event being held from 01st August to 03rd August, 2015 at Sri Satya Sai Nigamagamam in Hyderabad, India. A unique collection of products were displayed by Purkal in this event.
Similar to these exhibitions Purkal also participated in ‘Society Exhibition’, ‘Chitrakala Parishath’ in Bangalore.
IMC Ladies Wing, Women Entrepreneurs, Worli Mumbai
Purkal participated in the exhibition from 03rd to 04th September, 2015 at NSCI Stadium, Mumbai.
Purkal Stree Shakti Samiti is empowering women through patchwork and quilting aims to support women artists by creating and selling handmade quilts and handicrafts. Women of Stree Shakti run Self Help Group programs as an income generating activity because of the limited employment opportunities.