Handicraft Development Corporation of Kerala, Thiruvanathapuram, conducted a one month Handicraft Training program as part of the HRD program of the Ministry of Textiles, for the artisans of KIDS Kottapuram. 20 women artisans and 2 master trainers took part in the programme. The program was from 2nd March till 31st March. Certificates and tool kits were distributed to all the participants at the end of the successful completion of the training.
Availability of Products from KIDS: You can get products of KIDS artisans from the Emporium, different outlets in Ernakulum and Iringal on-line marketing or through exhibitions. Yes, KIDS has recognized the need of the market in this digital era and has put its foot forward to explore the possibilities of marketing its natural fibre products via various online services, So far KIDS has signed MoU with 3 on-line marketers viz., CRAFTpair.com, Piplitree.com and Ethnic Collage.
KIDS is a member of Fair Trade Forum India, working in Kottapuram, Kerala.