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Karigar means artisan. It is also the name of Asha Handicrafts’ retail arm. Asha Handicrafts is an accredited member of the World Fair Trade Organisation. Through its Fair Trade activities Asha Handicrafts ensures that the benefits of handicrafts production reach the crafts persons directly. The profits of the organization are ploughed back towards fair wages, design and development, capacity building, training in crafts, education assistance for artisans’ children, empowerment of their women folk, medical facilities, financial and marketing assistance.
Info about the business that owns / has rights to the brand Karigar in India
Asha Handicrafts, a Fair Trade Organization, are helping to spread the concepts and benefits of Fair Trading in India and abroad.
Asha means "HOPE" in Sanskrit. Thousands of artisans and producer groups depend on Asha Handicrafts for assistance throughout India.
Asha Handicrafts Association is a society formed with the objective of preserving crafts of India through marketing them abroad and providing training in craft development.
To apply the surplus generated from the business to fulfill the objective of the association and engage in acts of charitable nature.