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Industree Foundation Better Lives through Artisanship

  • Sarvamangala’s Story
    by industreefoundation on October 1, 2018 at 6:58 am

    In August 2017, Sarvamangala, a 28-year-old homemaker from a village in rural Karnataka joined the Kyathumgere tailoring unit set up close to her home by Industree Foundation. She is now part of a producer enterprise that she co-owns, is able to support her son’s education and one day, dreams of building her own house. With Industree’s support, women like Sarvamangala are empowered to find a voice among their communities and move up the value chain. … Read More Sarvamangala’s Story […]

  • Forest to Feast: The Siali Leaf Value Chain
    by industreefoundation on September 25, 2018 at 7:11 am

    Siali (Bauhinia vahlii), is a creeper with large leaves that that typically grows around Sal trees, and is commonly found in the forests of Odisha, and parts of Andhra Pradesh, Chattisgarh and Jharkhand. On account of its size, texture and durability, siali leaves make for a very good source of raw material for the production… Read More Forest to Feast: The Siali Leaf Value Chain […]

  • Reviving India’s Artisans
    by industreefoundation on September 5, 2018 at 4:19 am

    How Industree's hybrid model helped connect craft makers with consumers. An Excerpt from an article for Next Billion's 'Course Correction' series. … Read More Reviving India’s Artisans […]

  • Making India a leader for scaling social change
    by industreefoundation on July 18, 2018 at 6:46 am

    In the lead up to the Indiaspora Philanthropy Summit, held in Georgetown University, Washington on July 16th 2018, David Wilcox of Reach Scale acknowledges Industree Foundation as one of the organisations demonstrating inclusive scale in India.  This article was first published on Indiaspora, and has been republished as is. Every Indian citizen grows up with… Read More Making India a leader for scaling social chang […]

  • Book Excerpt: 20 Mission Driven Social Impact Innovations
    by industreefoundation on July 17, 2018 at 10:36 am

    In January 2017, Industree Foundation was selected as one of the winners of the National Contest on Social Innovation, organised by the Ministry of External Affairs and NITIAayog. A Screening Committee, comprising of officials from the Economic Diplomacy Division of the MEA and experts from the Atal Innovation Mission, National Research Development Corporation (an enterprise… Read More Book Excerpt: 20 Mission Driven Social Impact Innovations […]