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  • Mani Weaves Her Magic
    by industreefoundation on June 4, 2018 at 7:22 am

    Want to know what it takes to make a basket from banana fibre? Manisa Mani shows you how. She and her colleagues are the artisans behind IKEA's #INNEHÅLLSRIK collection.… Read More Mani Weaves Her Magic […]

  • Lessons from Mandya
    by alisonindustree on March 31, 2018 at 7:36 am

    Setting up Mission Creative Million’s first tailoring unit in Mandya district, Karnataka, taught our team some valuable lessons and also came with a few unexpected surprises. Several days into the producers’ training, an exhibition was coming up in Bangalore. It required a few simple bags with a straight stitch to be made. The plan was… Read More Lessons from Mandya […]

  • How Tribal Communities are Achieving the SDGs
    by alisonindustree on January 3, 2018 at 5:27 am

    In the last few months, Industree Foundation has been working with tribal communities in Odisha to develop income-generating activities. The Siali leaf project is designed to bring sustainable income to more than 2,000 women in Balliguda and Phulbani. Industree is working with the Odisha Forest Sector Development Project to support these women in producing, marketing,… Read More How Tribal Communities are Achieving the SDGs […]

  • When a Homemaker Becomes a Tailor
    by industreefoundation on December 19, 2017 at 7:05 am

    Rathnamma used to be a homemaker. Now, she is also a tailor in Mandya, and is pleased by how her life has changed. … Read More When a Homemaker Becomes a Tailor […]

  • India is growing fast. Here’s how it can include everyone
    by alisonindustree on October 30, 2017 at 7:53 am

    This article was originally published on the World Economic Forum Agenda. India’s economy is one of the fastest-growing in the world. But is its growth including everyone? As jobs move out of villages and into cities, migration from rural to urban areas follows, on a massive scale. Cities are bursting at the seams. India’s carbon… Read More India is growing fast. Here’s how it can include everyon […]