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Work and income changes Sapna’s life

Work and income changes Sapna’s life

Sapna lives with her husband Manoj and their two daughters and two sons in Badshahpur village. Traditional community mentality prevented Sapna to go out of her house for many years. But Sapna’s determination and will power to follow her dream to work and earn an income, paid off. Sapna’s job at Women on Wings’ partner…

Welcoming new textile partner SPOKSS

Welcoming new textile partner SPOKSS

Shree Panchamdas Organic Khadi Gramodhyog Seva Samiti (SPOKSS) makes organic cotton handmade fabric. From the same it makes readymade garments, gym wear, and home decor with handmade embroideries. SPOKKS and Women on Wings started collaborating on their joint goal to increase the number of jobs and create livelihood opportunities for women in rural India where…

Working with artisans in a COVID-19 world

Working with artisans in a COVID-19 world

A large part of the Indian fashion industry comprises artisans and craft communities rich with heritage, culture, unique skills, and community learning. Their true value and potential have often been unrecognized by markets, leaving them in vulnerable situations. As COVID-19 pandemic hit, artisans became even more vulnerable as they lie at the bottom of the…

Jute Artisans opens new retail store

Jute Artisans opens new retail store

Anjali Singh, founder and director at Women on Wings’ partner Jute Artisans Guild Association, is one of those people who did not let the corona virus deter her. In June, despite COVID-19, the social entrepreneur opened a new retail outlet in Lucknow which showcases a wide range of jute products, all hand-made by women in…

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