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Creating sustainable livelihoods in Assam

Creating sustainable livelihoods in Assam

In the northeastern state Assam lies the district of Barpeta, where a small road wide enough for just one vehicle winds its way through lush greenery. There, on a 0.3 hectare piece of land, Women on Wings’ partner Tamul produces biodegradable tableware made from areca nut leaves. Set up in 2010 by Arindam Dasgupta, Tamul…

Boosting sales from Manipur’s fruits and veggies

Boosting sales from Manipur’s fruits and veggies

Women on Wings’ business partner Meira Foods provides women of Manipur the opportunity to manufacture the best homemade food from local fruits and vegetables. Manipur’s overwhelming nature, rich of fruits and vegetables, is the source for Meira Foods’ healthy and tasty products which include jams, chutneys, fruit candies and dried fruits. Organic by default Most…

Paper Wings spreads its wings

Paper Wings spreads its wings

Paper Wings Women Association is a community owned enterprise of women in Self Help Groups from villages in Haryana. It is an initiative from Action Center for Transformation (ACT) and the women artisans are specialized in up-cycling newspapers to various home and lifestyle products. The technique often used is coiling, rolling and twisting strips of…

Building Jute Artisans Guild Association

Building Jute Artisans Guild Association

Ambitious to involve as many local women as possible, Anjali Singh, Founder and Director at Jute Artisans Guild Association, eagerly works with Women on Wings to grow her company. Recently two teams visited Lucknow to support Anjali and her team to take the company to its next level. Crunching numbers Early July expert Gwen Windhorst…

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