Artisan Pooja | Ajmer, India
Meet Anchal artisan Pooja and discover the impact your purchase has made in her life and the life of her family. Pooja 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: Yug- 10 month old
Favorite Food: Matar Paneer
Favorite Music: Happy Songs
Favorite Activity: Doing Kantha over pieces
Favorite Designs: Double-Sided Cross-Stitch Sham and the Camel Poncho
Biggest Accomplishment: Being able to pay own medical bills for herself and child
Recent Accomplishments: Purchasing new tiles, gas connection, and stitching machine for home.
“After joining Anchal I have the liberty to spend money without my husband’s permission. This makes me very proud.”
“I will not have more than 2 children. I am thankful to Anchal and Anoothi that I am aware about the advantages of family planning”
"My talent is always increasing. I am proud my name is on the pieces and I am proud it is seen around the world."