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We believe that our customers are a part of our success story as it is because of their support that we keep strengthening our roots and spreading our branches. We are happy to share a few of those instances when our work was recognized, with them, because of whom it is all a story to tell today. 

THESE 4 WOMEN ARE EQUIPPING PRISONERS WITH THE REQUIRED SKILL TO LEAD DIGNIFIED LIVES

SEPTEMBER 20, 2019

Statistics from the Ministry of Women and Child Development, and as per most recent data available from the end of 2015, there are 4,19,623 persons in jail in India. Women constitute 4.3 percent of this figure, numbering a total of 17,834 women. Of these, 66.8 percent (11,916) are under trial prisoners.

Meet the four women who are changing our perceptions of women inmates, one project at a time

While these women may have been arrested and jailed for committing diverse crimes, what happens to them while in prison? Are they equipped with the right skills so that when they are released, they can re-integrate with society and make a decent living? Further, this support should continue after release so that these women continue to work....Read More

TWO SISTERS WORKING TOWARDS REVIVING ODISHA’S HANDICRAFTS ARE ALSO SKILLING PRISONERS IN BARIPADA JAIL

OCTOBER 29, 2018

Ecommerce platform KalaGhar works with artisans to adapt to trends and helps them find a market for their beautiful, timeless products. 

Kalaghar works with women artisans and prisons from Badipada jail.

If you love handicrafts and art, Odisha is the place for you. From appliqué works of Pipili, intricately patterned pattachitra paintings, delicate silver filigree jewellery, horn work of Paralakhemundi, to the tribal dhokra figurines or the baskets....Read More

HOW A START-UP IS TRYING TO REVIVE THE ANCIENT CRAFT OF DHOKRA WITH RAKHIS

SEPTEMBER 7, 2016

How a start-up is trying to revive the ancient craft of Dhokra with Rakhis

KalaGhar was born with the simple idea of wanting to combine art and utility. We wanted to create products which would add value and beauty to the day to day life. At present we have an array of products on www.kalagharstore.com which speak the same philosophy.

This Rakhsha Bandhan we decide to make Rakhis with the age old craft of Dhokra. Like one would remember from high school days, the lost wax casting technique Dhokra....Read More

KALAGHAR LAUNCHES HANDCRAFTED DHOKRA RAKHI COLLECTION

AUGUST 18, 2016

KalaGhar Launches Handcrafted Dhokra Rakhi Collection

Threads are precious. Moreover when these threads carry rich heritage and art form, they become even more precious. With an objective to break the monotony of plastic and bring back the handcrafted Rakhi, KalaGhar, an online handicraft design store launched Dhokra Rakhis prior to this Rakshabandan. The use of Dhokra, which has made a mark since the prehistoric civilization of Harappa gives a rich heritage look to the Rakhis. More than 70 designs of Rakhis are available....Read More

KALAGHAR GOT FEATURED IN THE JULY ISSUE OF INSIDE OUTSIDE MAGAZINE

AUGUST 17, 2016

KalaGhar got featured in the July 2016 issue of Inside Outside magazine under Vibrant Vases. Delighted to share the pictures with you! Read More

KalaGhar got featured in the July issue of Inside Outside magazine