Artisan Kalawati | Ajmer, India
Meet Anchal artisan Kalawati and discover the impact your purchase has made in her life and the life of her family. Kalawati 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: A 10 year old boy, 5 year old boy, and a 1 year old
Saving Money for: Children’s education
Proud of: Being able to purchase an anklet and earrings for herself
“Now that I am earning I can fulfill my own wishes. Before I had to ask my husband’s permission. My in-laws that I live with treat me better now that I am earning.”
"You can tell by the quality of the products who has worked the longest. We all want to make high quality products, it gives us something to work toward."
“We come from extreme poverty, but we work really hard. I want to thank those that are supporting us.”
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