Women on Wings welcomes new customer Eco Tasar Silk

Women on Wings welcomes new customer Eco Tasar Silk

Women on Wings starts collaborating with Eco Tasar Silk Private Limited. Eco Tasars’ mission is to promote a sustainable lifestyle that strikes a balance with environment and creates livelihood opportunities for women in the production chain to derive a Fair share of the value generated through the business. Jointly, Women on Wings and Eco Tasar will define on the growth strategy for the next few years which should contribute to realizing the mission.

“Tasar” is a natural silk and its silkworms are reared on trees. It is a forest based activity and its exposure to nature results in it’s truly multi tonal look which can never be duplicated by manmade fabric .These all natural wild silk items are made by a collaborative venture of tribal silkworm rearer, rural women yarn makers and handloom weavers. Each item’s creation is a source of livelihood and creates a better future for thousands of women. The yarn made by the women is used to weave exquisite stoles and scarves, throws, sarees and fabric.

The principles of Fairtrade are adhered to in the manufacturing process. Utmost care is taken to make a green product.

“Through this partnership with Women on Wings, we want to enable more women to earn their own income that will give them greater financial means to improve their livelihoods. Economic independence for women means more children can go to school, more meals per day for their families and communities, and an overall better standard of living for them and future generations”

Ilan Vuddumalay
C&A Foundation

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