SSA organized a Retail Management workshop in Delhi with the objective to improve the understanding of the grassroot producers on the changing scenario of handicraft retail and the various opportunities that it presents. Mrs. Manjari Nirula, Kamala, Mr. Roshan & Mr Sourav, GoCoop, Ms. Laila Tyabji, Dastkar, Mrs. Sumita Ghose, Rangsutra and Mrs. Meera Goradiya,… Continue reading Retail Management Workshop organized by Sasha
Sasha store had its monthly exhibition- ‘Urban Attires’ for women and children. A fashionable collection of blouses, kurtis, shirts and bottoms in plains and prints in hand woven fabric in cottons and muls were available. Also, new designs in jewellery and fun crafts for the children were in the stock! Sasha also celebrated #IWEARHANDLOOM FRIDAY… Continue reading ‘Urban Attires’- a monthly exhibition organized by Sasha
The OIMO festival is an annual 10 day cultural event and crafts fair that takes place in Kyrgyzstan, the heart of Central Asia, with representatives from 6 countries. Sasha participated in the exhibition this year in collaboration with AIACA, under the banner of Craftmark.
Sasha happily shared the information about its visitors from Bangladesh. This time it was Thanapara Swallows, a Guaranteed Fair Trade member from Bangladesh who visited Sasha for an exposure visit to the silk printing unit to upgrade their knowledge on silk and silk printing details.
Sarba Shanti Ayog initiated an Enterprise Development Programme, especially tailor-made for the requirements of the differently abled trainees and their parents. Indian Institute of Cerebral Palsy (IICP) approached SSA to conduct a series of workshops on “Enterprise Orientation” and ‘Business Skill Development’. The participants were provided with a clear idea about the formation of small… Continue reading Enterprise orientation for the artisans at IICP
Sasha Fair Trade, based in Kolkata believes that community-based social enterprise is at the core of women’s economic empowerment, and provides an ethical alternative to the conscious consumers alike. Sasha is committed to work towards overall development of the artisans and makes them empowered. Apart from this, Sasha presented a great collection of bags-from totes, shoppers,… Continue reading Sasha is always committed to work towards overall development of the artisans
West Bengal: Sasha gave the shoppers a chance to shop responsibly in the Eco Friendly Fortnight, from 18th June to 02nd July, 2016 at Sasha shop, based in Kolkata. A wide range of Organic food spreads; Natural & Eco friendly accessories and Home décor products were on the display. Shoppers who love to decorate their homes… Continue reading A chance to shop responsibly – Eco Friendly Fortnight
The Fair Trade Day is not only for fair traders. It is for everyone who believes in positive change through Fair Trade. We celebrate the World Fair Trade Day with all ‘Agents For Change’. Message from Rudi Dalvai, President, WFTO “The concept of Fair Trade and its principles create an enabling environment especially for those… Continue reading World Fair Trade Celebrations 2016
West Bengal: On the occasion of International Labour Day fact, Sasha organised an interaction session with its artisans and workers. As we know, International Labour Day is celebrated to finish the struggle and to promote the requirement of eight hour work in a day. This can also be added in the one of the Ten… Continue reading Awareness on International Labour Day
From women’s suffrage to equal parenting and representation in politics, International Women’s Day (IWD) has celebrated the social, cultural, economic and political achievements of women for more than 100 years.
Giving a break to all the artisans of Creative Handicrafts organized a special screening of the film Gulabi Gang, on the occasion of International Women’s Day at the Holy Spirit Hospital Auditorium from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM.
The film has got the National Film Awards for the Best Film on Social Issues to Director Nishtha Jain and Producers Pirya Film, Raintree films, Final CUT for Real.
Our member based in Delhi, MESH, organized Women’s Day posters and signature campaign at the MESH shop Delhi in Uday Park.
On the day, Sasha, Kolkata celebrated, reflection, advocacy and action, both locally and at a global level with, with a film screening, poetry recitation and a sumptuous brunch with the women of Sasha at Sasha Shop.
Member based in Rajasthan, SETU-The Bridge to The Artisans, distributed Solar Lanterns to the Women artisans of their Embroidery and Applique Group based at Barmer.