Activities

Annual General Meeting of Sadhna Handicrafts

Annual General Meeting was organized by Sadhna Handicrafts on 28th May, 2016, where more than 400 artisans from different groups/locations participated. Ms Judy Frater, founder of Kala Rakhsa Vidyalaya inaugurated the AGM by formally lighting the lamp along with the board members. Kala Raksha Vidyalaya is the first design school for the traditional artisans. She… Continue reading Annual General Meeting of Sadhna Handicrafts

Activities · Exhibitions

Summer camp for the artisan’s children: Sadhna Handicrafts

Sadhna handicrafts organized one day summer camp for the artisan’s children on 16th June, 2016 at Udaipur. Children between age group 13-18 years participated in the camp. One of the highlight of the camp was to guide and counsel the youth for the right career path. The youth was guided about the different work opportunities… Continue reading Summer camp for the artisan’s children: Sadhna Handicrafts

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Exposure visit for the artisans

Rajasthan: Sadhna handicrafts organized an exposure tour for the block printing artisans to see the Chapai unit at Akola village. The purpose of the visit was to make the artisans learn about block prints, techniques used in block printing and colour fixing, while preparing products like duppattas, bed covers, saris etc. Akola is a hub… Continue reading Exposure visit for the artisans

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Our members at Dastkari Crafts Bazaar, Dilli Haat, Delhi

Members of FTF-I participated at the Dastkari Crafts Bazaar held at Dilli Haat, INA, Delhi from 01st to 15th January, 2016. Sadhna Handicrafts and Purkal Stree Shakti Samiti, Aagor Daagra Afad showcased their beautiful traditional handmade work designed by their women artists.

It was the 30th edition of the annual festival, supported by Ministry of External Affair and the Embassy of India in Myanmar, collaborated hands to exhibit traditional crafts like shell crafts, basketry, mat weaving, handloom textile weaving, jewellery form the neighbouring country.

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Colourful kurta range from Aagor Daagra Afad

 

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The Craft Bazaar was inaugurated by Lalitha Kumarmangalam-Chairperson National Council for Women, Meenakshi Lekhi-Member of Parliament, New Delhi, His Excellency-U Aung Khin Soe-Myanmar, Ambassador to India and many other dignitaries from craft world. The main highlight of the program was the Craft Women from Myanmar. Starting a long term friendship, artists of Sadhna from Udaipur, Rajasthan, Purkal Stree Shakti from Purkal, Uttrakahnad, Aagor from Assam shared a common platform with the art across India and Myanmar and saw the similarities between their works with Myanmar artists.

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Now products of ‘Sadhna’ are a click away

Sadhna’, A Women’s Handicraft Enterprise and member of FTF-I working with the rural, tribal, urban slum women of Udaipur providing work opportunities to almost 700 women of that area have taken a great step for the consumers. Sadhna has recently launched an online store to make shopping easier for the customers.

Now the products made by these women can be purchased online with the easiest payment mode for the convenience of the customers. With the complete support and response from the buyers Sadhna has taken this step to make things easy from customers end and to fulfill the present day demand.

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Sadhna’s artisans create exquisite and exceptional textile products with their signature handwork and appliqué kurta, saarees, home furnishing and accessories. All the products sold by Sadhna hold the authentic ‘Craftmark’ certification.

Sadhna was started operating in 1988 with 15 women, and today Sadhna has proudly become a family of 700 members. There are 49 groups with 10-20 members in each group, which are spread over 16 different locations in the city. Sadhna continuously organizes training sessions for the women artisans to improve their skills and support them in the state of Rajasthan.

Sadhna is a WFTO certified member as well.