Women empowerment from water hyacinth conversion to useful products | Milaap
Women empowerment from water hyacinth conversion to useful products
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    Gaurav Anand
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    This fundraiser will benefit

    Naturecraft

    from Kolkata, West Bengal

 Published by PTI dated 08/02/2022

Swachhatapukare foundation, an NGO based at Jamsedpur is working on converting Water hyacinth to many useful products like Show-pieces, Lampshades, Bags, Notebooks etc.  We have collaborated with Naturecraft and presently operating at 2 locations of West Bengal. The value chain starts from collection of hyacinth from the pond, processing and making a final product to be sold in the market. At present, we have engaged 150 + women . We would like to initiate fund for their livelihood along with collection and processing of raw material. This initiative would be self-sustainable, once first round of products are sold.


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