About Mon Ami Foundation

Mon Ami Foundation is an independent, not-for-profit Trust, registered in India, with a strong focus on social responsibility. We work closely with corporates, domain experts, service providers and recipient communities to ensure equal participation from all stakeholders so as to add value across the board.

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Foundation Updates

A brief overview of our recent activities

The Shift to Sustainable Crafting

The Shift to Sustainable Crafting Of late, terms such as ‘renewable products’, ‘biodegradable material’, ‘sustainability’, ‘circular economy’ and ‘decreased carbon footprint’, are common-place. The whole cycle of production and consumption is moving from being linear(use and throw) to circular (resource regeneration). In India, craft traditions have always been produced in a sustainable manner. Having evolved […]

Livelihood Enablement

Mon Ami Foundation’s 75-day skill enhancement program India is galloping towards recovery on account of stronger than expected recovery post pandemic. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised its gross domestic product (GDP) projection to 11.5 percent from 8.8 percent. The Union Budget 2021, increased allocation to the Ministry of Women and Child Development by […]

communities and collaboration

India’s heritage with handicrafts is legendary, with techniques and proficiencies handed down from one generation to the next. Crafters work collectively to produce designs that have withstood the test of time. Whether it’s the marble carvers from Agra, Kanchipuram silk weavers, toymakers of Channapatna, filigree artisans of Cuttack, block printers of Ajrakhpur or textile handicrafters […]

The Crochet Movement: Weaving threads of continuity, to empower women

  “It gives  me great pride to pay my college fees with my own earnings”, gushes one of the participants, aged 20, poring over the intricate design she creates with the crochet needle in her hand.   India is built on a culture of craft and weaving, as is evident by the archaeological discovery of […]