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Sisterhood

Sisterhood

Sisterhood in Business. Last month I experienced an amazing boundary between cultures. Durga showed me her new house. Durga is a group leader of Sadhna, a women’s cooperative of 700 masters in embroidery in Udaipur, Rajasthan. Sadhna is Women on Wings’ first business partner in India. So I’ve known Durga for over 8 years and…

Storytelling from Thar Desert; empowering women artisans

Storytelling from Thar Desert; empowering women artisans

Anupama and I received a warm welcome at GVCS after a 3 hours drive from Jodphur. After a short introduction – including chai & biscuits- we started with the workshop. GVCS is a NGO in textiles @Barmer. Situated in colourful Rajasthan in between Jaisalmar and Jodphur, known as the Thar desert. The artisans with whom…

Making a living in the Himalayas

Making a living in the Himalayas

Early December, Supriya and I spent four days in the downhills of the Himalayas to explore a new partnership. ATI – Appropriate Technology India – is a social and economic impact organization that works in 5 mountain districts of Uttarakhand, offering innovative alternatives to subsistence agriculture. Started in 1994, it has developed a range of…

Samenwerken in Delhi

Onverwachte ontmoeting
Vrouwen ontmoeten op het platteland

Kleurrijk

Vamos a Varanasi!

Vamos a Varanasi!

Jaipur (3)

Jaipur (3)

Indiase lunch

Indiase lunch

Oefening baart kunst

Oefening baart kunst

Jaipur rugs (2)

Jaipur rugs (2)

Aan de slag met en voor Jaipur Rugs
Jaipur

Jaipur

Diwali 2011

Diwali 2011

TCS Amsterdam Marathon

TCS Amsterdam Marathon

Diwali, feest van het licht
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