Recommendations For The Handloom Industry

Statement from Ashoke Chatterjee, Former Executive Director, National Institute of Design

Research Findings by Nesar Ahmed

Varanasi Weavers - Support and Regeneration

- Uma Prajapati,

- Rahul Kodkani, Udai

- SOS Children's Village
Ashoke Chatterjee's Briefings:
  • November 2005

  • February 2006

  • April 2007

  • At Craft Revival Trust

    SOS Children's Village of India
    New Delhi
    October, 2006

    Report from the SOS Children’s Villages of India Newsletter

    Varanasi weaver’s children in distress: SOS to the rescue
    Eleven year old Prabhu along with his sisters Chandini, 10 and Suman, 5 have seen much for their tender years. Coming from a struggling Varanasi weaver’s family they saw the family lose its source of livelihood. In just a year they lost three of their siblings and mother due to extreme deprivation and illness. With their coming to the care of the Varanasi Children’s Village, a new life has begun for them in the security of a nurturing home and family. Prabhu is now in class V at the SOS Hermann Gmeiner School, Varanasi. Within a short span he has caught up with his classmates and once again leads his siblings as an elder brother.

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