World Youth Skill Day: “Sustain Ancestral Skill or Earn Livelihood?” Question Next Gen Banaras Weavers
Shabnam Begum / July 15, 2019
On World Youth Skill Day, young weavers from Banaras talk about their dilemma between sustaining their ancestral skill of weaving or earning a better livelihood with a different skill.
Hobby Classes Empower Women
Sunita Kasera / October 3, 2011
Women in Rajasthan help each other help themselves.
Kashmiri Carpets Near Extinction
Sajad Rasool / May 17, 2011
Due to low profits, Kashmiri craftsmen are slowly abandoning carpet weaving.
Weavers Need A Helping Hand
Renchano Humtsoe / September 8, 2010
The weaving tradition of Lotha Naga tribals is becoming rare as young generation stays away from it.
Tribals PreserveGoan Craft
Devidas Gaonkar / August 18, 2010
Coconut is used widely in Goa, but it’s only the tribals such as Gawdas who still weave mats out of coconut fronds.