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About Purkal Stree Shakti Samiti

Stree Shakti Samiti ,a women empowerment program in rural India ( in the village of Purkal, Uttarkhand)  aims to support women artisans by creating and selling handmade quilts and handicrafts.\

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Stree Shakti women’s self help group program serves as an income-generating opportunity for women who otherwise have limited employment opportunities in the rural communities of northern India.

The women receive the full benefits of their labor and are able to produce a sustainable income in a fair trade environment, which ensures proper education, health and hygiene for them and their families.

Their signature patchwork and quilting integrates detailing, creativity and an intensive concentration where experts stitch  together a detailed story unfolds with every stitch.

 

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