By: Kadam Haat From 9th to 12th September two natural fiber dying workshops were held in two clusters in Cooch Behar. During that time the artisans learned an eco-friendly and sustainable way of dying the Shitelpati material. In our craft cluster in Nayagram a Sabai Gras Design Development training and in Kolaghat a Bamboo Design… Continue reading Natural dye workshop: Kadam Haat
From: Kadam Haat Kadam Haat is a member of Fair Trade Forum India, based in West Bengal. On the 13th we were part of the ARAAISH exhibition at the Taj Bengal. Here we sold products, made contact with big buyers and raised awareness to our cause. We also made our presence at India Haat Exhibtion… Continue reading Participation in different exhibitions: Kadam Haat
Art Illuminates Mankind (AIM) organized a 3 day cultural event from 27th to 29th September at the Cultural Research Institute (CRI) complex in Kankurgachi, Kolkata. There were three-day workshops – Arts of Banga: An Ethnological Heritage Re-Appraisal 2016 on puppetry, kantha and woodwork had been organised to create awareness among the general public and also… Continue reading Art of Bengal: a cultural event by AIM
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.
Kadam Haat is bringing the artisans’ one step closer to their dreams and helping them in arranging a sustainable livelihood. Kadam has joined hands with the ‘impactguru’ and is ‘crowdfunding’ for the marginalized artisans. If you want to contribute your share which will help in bringing change in the life of the artisans and want… Continue reading Kadam Haat came one more step ahead to help the artisans
Art Illuminates Mankind, a member of Fair Trade Forum India is working for the underprivileged section of the society in West Bengal, with a vision to provide them sustainable growth and development. The group is working to make common people aware about their art and culture and helping them utilise their skills. AIM was formed… Continue reading Art Illuminates Mankind (AIM): Changing the life of many artisans
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