February 6, 2021

Communities and Collaboration

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 of Bhuj, the power of communities crafting together is undeniable. However, what these crafters lack is the ability to take designs to the next level. With no formal training in design or skill development, they are reliant on external support to help them reinvent their craft to make it relevant to contemporary needs.
December 3, 2020

Recrafting Lives Through a Crochet Connect

Crochet, the art of creating a textured fabric using yarn and a single hook, has been carried on since the 16th century. Skilled hands make intricate designs through the hypnotic in & out movement of a hook, therapeutic in itself, while finished products lend themselves to an immense sense of personal accomplishment.
May 30, 2017

Toys for children

Ektara as the word literally means EK TAR or 1 thread, we started this initiative reaching out to semi-skilled women in rural pockets of NCR region we are striving to provide them sustainable income.
May 30, 2017

Project Ektara- Womens skill development project

A craft revival project, generating income for marginalised income groups, mostly women in the NCR region. The project provides remunerative work to semi- skilled women. The women craft crochet toys from their homes with the material provided. The toys are made in safe materials that are designed to enhance motor skills, cognitive skills in infants and young children.

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