INSPIRATION | THE TRIBE OF OKHAI

INSPIRATION | THE TRIBE OF OKHAI

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"The hand of a craftsman engaged in his craft is always pure."

In this case its the inspiring work of the craftswomen and artisans engaged with Okhai, that results in the creation of handicraft products that have nothing but pure and good intentions behind it! Thanks to my girl @kometjuice, along with whom I spent the past one month working at a grass root level of one of the most ethical NGO’s I know of.

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ETHICAL | SUSTAINABLE | WOMEN EMPOWERED

ETHICAL | SUSTAINABLE | WOMEN EMPOWERED

Posted by Kirti Poonia on

I came across Okhai two years back while working at Kulture Shop. Over there I met Kirti Poonia – head of Okhai, and she briefly explained to me how Okhai functions.

Okhai offers handcrafted apparel and lifestyle products created by rural artisans from across India. These artisans are gifted with the talent and traditional skills to craft exquisite designs in styles that are unique to their culture and heritage. Okhai’s mission is to encourage women from less privileged backgrounds to acquire new skills; to give them the self-confidence and self-esteem required to earn by their own industry and initiative; to enable them to carry this newly discovered skill and confidence into the wider world.

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