Social Impact Story: Lissy, Secret Projects

We are honoured to present Lissy, Quality Controller at Secret Projects. Read more about her story here. My name is Lissy. My family consists of 4 members: myself, my husband and my two teenage children. My husband does odd jobs as a carpenter, but I am the one with the steady stream of income. I […]

ATA’s 2016 canvas home™ Small Grants Program open!

Aid to Artisan’s (ATA) annual small grants program is back. Partnering with Canvas Home, a retailer of artisan home products, the grants are “designed to allow artisan groups to acquire materials, tools, equipment, training, marketing services in order to expand employment and generate income.” So if you are an organization or producer in sector, or […]

Designer profile: Shefaly, The Carpet Workshop

Last month we featured the Carpet Workshop, a income generating project that trains women on carpet and Kilim weaving. We we were eager to learn more about their designer and supervisor Shefaly and caught up with her recently. I have been working with the Carpet Workshop over the last 12 years and started here in […]