Artisan Afsana | Ajmer, India
Meet Anchal artisan Afsana and discover the impact your purchase has made in her life and the life of her family. Afsana hand stitches her name onto the tag of every fair trade product she makes, connecting you directly to her story. Read her inspiring story below, and learn about her journey to empowerment.
Children: Shanin- 24 years old with a 2 year old boy. Studied until the 8th grade, Zaved Akhtar- 22 years old and married. Studied through the 12th grade and works in a showroom, Mushkaan- 20 years old and passed the 9th grade, Nazmin- 19 years old and married. Passed the 10th grade.
Favorite Food: Lauki Ka Faita and Chapatti
Favorite Music: Old Songs
Favorite Activity: Doing Kantha over pieces
Favorite Design: Triangle Quilt
Biggest Financial Accomplishment: Being able to pay her loan installments after joining Anchal
“Once we are here we don't feel like going back home. We forget all of the tension and stress & laugh together."