Wall Tax Road bamboo weavers fear loss of livelihood as spectre of eviction looms

Chennai municipal body wants to beautify the place and plans to widen VOC road, they allege.

published on : 28th May 2019

For weavers of Varanasi, there is sorrow in warp and weft

Majority of the weavers belong to the Muslim community who are even wary of talking about their problems.

published on : 20th May 2019

Looms in 1,200 weaver homes fall silent post-cyclone Fani

The looms, which have been the bread and butter for weavers for several decades, have been damaged in the storm.

published on : 9th May 2019

They find it hard to weave their lives together in Thiruvananthapuram

With the decline of the weaving industry, women weavers find it hard to eke out a living with lesser job opportunities.

published on : 10th April 2019

Chendamangalam near Kochi seeks an international market  

The handloom town wants the new MP to help brand the products on a global level and get them an exemption from GST.

published on : 6th April 2019

Kendrapara weavers upset with BJD policy

The weavers of villages like Kaudiabarai, Ramachandrapur, Samsara and others in Garadapur and Marsaghai blocks are tired of the apathy of the Government towards their plight.

published on : 28th March 2019

Microsoft's new e-commerce platform will establish direct connect between handloom weavers and buyers

Microsoft's Project ReWeave will feature a new e-commerce website showing signature collections created by the weaver communities.

published on : 19th January 2019

Crafts village in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur boost to handloom

Bayana Gram is aimed at reviving the fortune of 90 handloom weaver families in the village and providing a platform for the weavers to sell their products.

published on : 23rd November 2018

Designer Sobha Viswanath on how Bhoomi dolls helped Kerala flood survivors

Sobha Viswanath, the curator of Bhoomika and founder of Weavers Village, carried an aura of ineffable joy while she spoke about the women involved in the fundraiser for flood-affected people.

published on : 1st November 2018

Weaving together the traditional and modern at Chennai's NIFT

To help the weaver community, the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) invited the Thirubuvanam Silk Handloom Weavers Co-op Productions and Sale Society to their premises in Taramani.

published on : 29th October 2018

Techies join Chekkutty doll campaign to help weavers

This gesture by the IT professionals can help the traditional handloom weavers at Chendamangalam regain their lost glory.

published on : 15th October 2018

Chendamangalam weavers seek new paths to revive handloom sector

Also, since the women spend most of their day at the loom, they have missed out on the relief kits distributed in North Paravur.

published on : 30th September 2018

Chekkutty Dolls steal the show at travel mart

Speaking to Express, Lakshmi Menon, the creator of Chekutty and a social entrepreneur, said Chekkutty Doll was brought to KTM to popularise it across the globe.

published on : 29th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Chendamangalam weavers seek new paths to revive handloom sector

Support for the weavers who were hard hit by the floods poured in from within and outside the state, and even globally. 

published on : 26th September 2018

KV alumni helps Chendamangalam weavers get back to their feet

It was an emotional but satisfying moments for the ex-students of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Ernakulam, who had taken efforts to source funds for the handloom weavers of Chendamangalam, Paravoor.

published on : 25th September 2018
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