It was the plight of the handloom weavers of Himachal who had begun losing market access and income that inspired Kiran Thakur to come up with HimalayanKraft. HimalayanKraft is an e-commerce venture based in Himachal and neighbouring states and directly involves the weavers.
Buying packaged food items like Soan Papdi, Gajak or Gur Patti from multinational or national companies has always been a norm for us, we have grown up doing that. But won’t it be amazing if a local company that you trust starts producing them and you know it is of good quality?
This is the narrative of Seema Prasad from Mysuru, Karnataka who has effectively figured out how to diminish the use of plastic from our everyday life. Her response to plastic is the inconceivable bottle gourd.
Purkal Stree Shakti Samiti (PSSS) is a group of women who are dedicated to empower themselves.