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  • Cool masks

    Cool masks

    Face masks are your armour against the deadly coronavirus. Buy a few from the Gulmeher Green Producer Company, a women’s collective. ...

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  • Himalayan bounty

    Himalayan bounty

    The Inhere Aajivika Utthan Samiti (IAUS), an NGO in Almora district of Uttarakhand, runs a successful non-profit, Himalayan Fresh, which supports ...

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  • Unique rice

    Unique rice

    India is undergoing a rice revolution in long forgotten rice varieties. Farmers are keen to grow traditional varieties and consumers ...

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  • Earthy skin

    Earthy skin

    First Water Solutions offers a range of natural cosmetic products from solid perfumes and face scrubs to body lotions and serums. ...

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  • Sinful chocolate

    Sinful chocolate

    Handcrafted chocolates taste better and make you feel better. Queen & Bee’s range of tempting chocolates are handcrafted by women ...

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  • Winter knits

    Winter knits

    Kilmora’s sweaters and mufflers evoke memories of woollens knitted by grandmothers and aunts. The woollens are made by rural women ...

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  • Magic threads

    Magic threads

    Atiqa is a collective of Afghan women who have found a semblance of home in Delhi after escaping the turmoil ...

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  • Chanderi times

    Chanderi times

    A sari mela, organised by Dastkar, brought weavers from all over India to Delhi. Among them was Yakoob Ansari whose ...

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  • Mighty flowers

    Mighty flowers

    Phool offers luxury incense sticks with the power of flowers. Light one and the fragrance of a thousand flowers suffuses ...

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  • Golden spice

    Golden spice

    Aranyam Natural Options specialises in turmeric, the super spice that the West has fallen in love with.  Meenakshi Bhardwaj, co-founder ...

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  • Natural pads

    Natural pads

    Koko Girl manufactures inexpensive sanitary pads in very soft, hygienic, organic cotton. The pads feel light, airy and comfortable and ...

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  • Paper baskets

    Paper baskets

    Sona Kapoor began making a range of  baskets from wastepaper as a hobby  some years ago. That little fun activity ...

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  • Art & a story

    Art & a story

    Patachitra is Bengal’s traditional art of scroll painting, still largely done with natural colours. Patuas or chitrakars are a community ...

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  • Green pencils

    Green pencils

    Pencils made from recycled newspaper are as good as pencils made from wood. Sturdy and smooth, these are an eco-friendly ...

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