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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…

Indian organic cotton T-shirts for Tomorrowland

Indian organic cotton T-shirts for Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland is one of the world’s biggest electronic dance festivals. Stretching over two weekends, 400,000 visitors from all of the world come together and celebrate music and unity. Women on Wings’ partner Grameena Vikas Kendram was chosen to make 30,000 organic cotton T-shirts for Tomorrowland’s crew. Sustainable T-shirts The Tomorrowland team, on account of celebrating…

Invaluable contribution of rural women to sustainability

Invaluable contribution of rural women to sustainability

The crucial role that women and girls play in ensuring the sustainability of rural households and communities, improving rural livelihoods and overall wellbeing, has been increasingly recognized globally. Women on Wings was already convinced at its establishment in 2007. Rural women are key According to the United Nations, women account for a substantial proportion of…

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