SAREETONIN is a saree donation drive that was coordinated by Six Yards Plus. It was started as part of Daan Utsav 2021, and is now a regular feature at Six Yards Plus. The sarees were donated to either go toGoonjfor direct donation and further use, or toShaktiismfor upcycling.
This month, I’m sharing a guest post by my brilliant friend Laura, founder of a wonderful social enterprise calledKhushi Kantha, that aims to empower women from marginalised communities in Bangladesh. I am honoured to know so many incredible change-makers that are tackling socialproblems with creative business solutions; people like Laura who want to make a lasting positive impact in the world. By the way, Khushi Kantha is launching their very firstonline auction, today, in honour of World Children’s Day. Read on to learn more about Khushi Kantha, anddon’t forget to make your bid!
An update from the founder of Shakti.ism: I returned home to London nearly a week ago, and I am still buzzing with inspiration, ideas and excitement from my recent solo trip to India, which was for my nonprofit social enterprise Shakti.ism – a women’s empowerment initiative.