Save the looms & Hand Weavers Fight Hunger & Provide Sustenance | Milaap
Save the looms & Hand Weavers Fight Hunger & Provide Sustenance
5%
Raised
Rs.26,610
of Rs.5,00,000
13 supporters
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    Created by

    priyangsu maji
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    This fundraiser will benefit

    Weavers

    from Kolkata, West Bengal

Amidst the corona virus pandemic and present lockdown in India, has affected many peoples lives and lakhs of daily wage earners, artisans, hand textile weavers, daily labourers and many such small income groups are being badly hit, who has no means of income to feed their families now and for the upcoming future months to come. we have fifty percent women weavers, and with no means of income presently, their lives have come to a standstill, and wait for food donations everyday to feed themselves.
These are the people who are the backbone of micro and small cottage businesses in India, and it is important that in times like this, we show extreme solidarity and come forward to help the ones in need. we as a textile designers, have started this campaign as a part of our responsibility, to raise funds and help these daily wage earners in the time of need. We would like to request you to feel generous in donating, even a 100 rupee donation counts, as every drop in the ocean matters to us. The donation will used to help close to 60 daily wage textile weaving families working for
Ghoranash silk khadi gramudyog samity, and Chana chandra basak, in nadia district of west bengal.
The money raised will be used for:
  • we will be helping these daily wage earners, our textile hand weavers of 50 families, by supplying them with "grocery" and and help them buy some amount "raw materials / yarns" so that they can feel self sufficient and confident for the work they do.
  • we will be providing them with grocery items of rice, oil, wheat, sugar, lentils and hand sanitizers. only 500 rupees can provide for a family for a week.
  • this donation will help them feel safe and help them stay at home, and eventually maintain social distancing and contribute in survival

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